Friday, March 22, 2019 - 07:55 by Angeline Munzara
By Angeline Munzara, Senior External Engagement Advisor, WVI Livelihoods
The theme for the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) conference this year was: social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. After attending, I have been reflecting on what this year’s theme has meant for women...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 02:41 by Cat-Dan Lai-Smith
By Chloe Bass, Technical Advisor for Women’s Economic Empowerment, World Vision US
The theme for International Women’s Day this year is “balance for better” and it could not come at a better time. In 2016, the High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment was established by the United Nations Secretary-General. Earlier this month, the US Government launched the...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 21:20 by Pham Thu Trang
My impression of 28-year-old Thuong can be encapsulated in one word: admiration.
Crushed by the harsh side of life, Thuong has never given up her firmly held belief that she owes life the best of her.
I met Thuong on a drizzly afternoon in a manicure class when I was visiting a livelihoods project of World Vision Vietnam’s urban development program in Ngo Quyen district, Hai Phong city.
Wearing the project’s blue uniform and having all eyes...