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Global Peace Women Leadership Academy: News

By Emiko Perea“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
By Emiko PereaIt’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
By Naomi Yakawich“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
By Naomi Yakawich"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
By Naomi Yakawich“If we want peace in our society, we should start from our own family.”
Published on 25/08/2017