After Escaping Slavery, This Woman Did the Unthinkable


Global Citizen Stories

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Your Global Citizen Guide to Summer BBQs

This summer, throw a delicious — and ethical — party this summer with sustainable recipes and planet-friendly supplies.

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How This Beach Went From Trash-Covered to Pristine

Afroz Shah was shocked to see this beach in Mumbai covered in rotting garbage — and knew he had to act.

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Acid Attack Survivor Finds Love After Accidental Meeting

One day, Lalita Ben Bansi, scarred with acid by her cousin, dialed the wrong number. Little did she know it would change her life forever.

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After Escaping Slavery, This Woman Did the Unthinkable

Kanchhi Maya Tamang was exploited and trafficked as a maid in Egypt. After overcoming that, she set her eyes on Everest.

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Each Time a Woman Runs for Office, This Is What She’s Up Against

Sexism. Child care. “Old Boys Clubs.” These are just some of the patriarchal roadblocks women face to entering the male-dominated field of politics.

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This Sign About Harassing Female Bartenders Is So Perfect

When a female bartender in Exeter, England, became fed up with male customers hitting on her, the bar instituted a straightforward new policy.

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Support Menstrual Hygiene 

Sign our petition telling world leaders that girls everywhere deserve clean water and safe bathrooms in their schools.

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Tell France’s President to Support Education for All

President Macron proved his commitment to gender equality by filling half of his cabinet with women. Now, ask him to make sure every girl goes to school.

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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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