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Archive for July 2015

Pope Francis’ Encyclical: A Message of Hope for the Earth, but Where are the Women?

By: Katie Douglas, WEA Intern “Laudato Si” or “Praised Be to You”, Pope Francis’ recently released environmental encyclical, details how the collective actions of people are responsible for the irreversible degradation of our Earth. Subtitled “Care for Our Common Home”, the encyclical speaks boldly to the need for change to the structural injustices that drive…

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Meet Our Summer Intern!

We love summer for so many reasons.  It’s the time of year when seeds planted in the spring blossom, bloom and grow strong, and it’s a time to prepare for the warm gatherings and occasions for sharing that seem to characterize the fall.  At WEA, the summer is when we tend partnerships, plan for celebrations…

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Building Solidarity Around Resource Management for Women

By: Katie Douglas, WEA Intern For Nanu Ghatani of the Lalitpur District in Nepal, staying silent in the face of injustice and oppression was never an option. Nanu’s strength, courage and determination was first tested when she moved villages to be married at the age of 14. She soon learned that she was not permitted…

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