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Global Peace Women Leadership Academy: News

Women in Tanzania for the Peace Begins in the Home campaign
In Tanzania, Margreth struggles with discrimination and work exploitation from having a hearing impairment. Previously, she worked at Buhangjuga Primary school as a teacher for nine months. However, during this time, she was not payed for her work.
Published on 20/11/2018
“We trained students to upcycle waste papers and trained them to turn it into beautiful reusable crafts, while we trained women to upcycle waste newspapers and waste milk plastics, turning them into beautiful baskets and key rings respectively.”
Published on 06/11/2018
Irene Ishengoma speaks during the 2018 IYLA
It’s not about getting money or being paid a salary. It’s about you being able to offer your service to your community. —Irene Ishengoma, Tanzania
Published on 26/09/2018
Video: Ah-Na's Story
Ah-Na Marie Mira first enrolled in the Global Peace Women Leadership Academy (GPWLA) program in June to build her leadership capacity, but as graduates of the academy quickly learn, moral
Published on 18/09/2018
“My stomach was hurting badly. I thought it might be from some junk food I ate.”Anisha was terrified when she saw the blood. She didn’t know she was menstruating for the first time.
Published on 13/06/2018
Women from ages 18 to 60 participated in a professional development workshop in commemoration of International Women’s Day in Uruguay last March. The workshop was directed by Ms.
Published on 03/05/2018
"After joining the Academy, I found a huge amount of positive energy, empathy, compassion and determination within me... I feel like a true and real leader now. I have decided to live for the greater good.” —Deepa Neupane
Published on 18/12/2017
“If we want peace in our society, we should start from our own family.”
Published on 25/08/2017