The Heart of Democracy

The Heart of Democracy

By Michael Gallant March 2022

Young leaders spark change, lift up vulnerable communities and build a future where all voices matter.

Learning English and Promoting Equality

Learning English and Promoting Equality

By Michael Gallant December 2021

A vibrant international partnership expanding English language capacity supports the rights of women, transgender people, and the disabled across India.

Too Young to Wed

Too Young to Wed

By Jason Chiang December 2021

Too Young to Wed uses photography to highlight the harrowing impact of child marriage on young girls globally.

Stories of Resilience

Stories of Resilience

By Paromita Pain December 2021

An international partnership between Theater Alliance, Story Center and Shakti Vahini transforms the powerful stories of human trafficking survivors into agency and tools for change.

Making Cities Safer

Making Cities Safer

By Burton Bollag December 2021

Safecity encourages individuals and communities to report violations on its digital platform, to make the world a safer place for all.

Wheels for Women

Wheels for Women

By Ranjita Biswas December 2021

What do you need more than anything? Often, a simple question can lead to grand ideas fueling gender empowerment, agency and opportunities.

Breaking the Cycle of Violence

Breaking the Cycle of Violence

By Steve Fox December 2021

Through skillful use of media, arts and technology, Breakthrough is working to change a culture and demonstrate the value of women and girls.

Representing Diversity

Representing Diversity

By Natasa Milas December 2021

Fulbright-Nehru Scholar Manjula Bharathy’s work captures the complexity of emotion entangled in identity and the journey toward achieving equitable opportunities.

Leading the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Leading the Fight Against Human…

By Michael Gallant December 2021

Shakti Vahini, a nonprofit based in New Delhi, has helped protect thousands of children from exploitation and human trafficking risks.

Gaming for Empowerment and Choice

Gaming for Empowerment and Choice

By Paromita Pain December 2021

Research shows that interactive games increase student motivation to pay attention and learn more effectively.

Energizing Gender Equity

Energizing Gender Equity

By Paromita Pain March 2021

USAID’s Engendering Utilities program works with organizations in male-dominated industries to increase employment opportunities for women and improve gender equality in the workplace.

Digital Tools Empower Efforts for Gender Equality

Digital Tools Empower Efforts for…

By Michael Gallant March 2021

Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Meena Pillai explores how the growth of digital communications empowers activists to work for women’s rights.

Yellow Rooms of Learning

Yellow Rooms of Learning

By Paromita Pain May 2020

AIRSWEEE participant Kshama Hastak’s Sarthak Foundation provides free-of-cost education to children from economically disadvantaged sections of society.

The App of Conversations

The App of Conversations

By Paromita Pain January 2020

Filmmaker Anandana Kapur’s interactive mobile documentary app helps create conversations around women’s rights.