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Without a choice

What did you eat for breakfast this morning? Did you pack something for lunch? When you open your fridge what do you see? Did you make a grocery list at the beginning of the week and check out the local flyers for deals? Maybe you are inviting some friends over this weekend for dinner, or […]

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A threat to injustice

“…violence against women and girls remains one of the most widespread abuses of all human rights worldwide.” (Global Affairs Canada) Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This is an issue that spans across cultures, religions and all socio-economic strata. WOW has seen horrific situations of violence against women and girls […]

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A beacon of hope

It’s been 10 years since peace was negotiated between the Ugandan government and the Lord’s Resistance Army, bringing to an end two decades of terror in northern Uganda. During this time countless people were displaced, abducted, assaulted, raped and killed. As I traveled through northern Uganda a few weeks ago, it was hard to reconcile […]

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What makes us great?

There really is no need to say that the media has been overwhelmingly saturated by the US election. It’s far past the point where it has all just felt like a lot of noise. So, I want to ease your nerves and tell you now this is not a blog about the election, it has […]

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Silent No More

Silent no more. This is the name of the movement against gender-based violence in Malawi that WOW is a part of. It is a choral of voices crying out in the aftermath of countless acts of sexual violence against women saying “Enough. We are human. We are not objects to use. We will not be […]

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