Monthly Archives: October 2009

Little messengers of change

The Deccan Herald (India) recently featured our work with teenage girls in Allahabad, India. “Some distance away from Allahabad, a minor revolution is on. Young girls, all in their teens, are teaching their parents and relatives about HIV/Aids prevention and learning about sexual abuse themselves.” Take a look at this video to learn more:

Bring Back the Bees

“My group and I know the importance of honey in our daily lives. Honey can be sold to generate an income. It also acts as a source of food, has medicinal values, and we can use the wax to make candles.” Said Gondwe, Rumphi District. “The Vanishing of the Bees.” As the ‘buzz’ (bad pun […]

Put People First G20 Counter Conference

Put People First G20 Counter Conference November 7, 10:00 – 17:30 Central Hall Westminster, SW1H 9NH In March, we marched in our tens of thousands to demand the G20 Put People First. Far from putting people first we’ve seen nothing but a tinkering around the margins followed by the return to business as usual. On […]

Voices of Rural Women on Climate Change

“The special perspective of women is often overlooked in global discussions on climate change.” UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Today (October 15th) is Blog Action Day. This year bloggers have decided to create discussion around climate change, in the lead up to Copenhagen this December. Today is also Rural Women’s Day. This international day was […]