Empowering Haiti’s Invisible Children

By Kim Agnew, Philanthropist and Founding Member of Maverick Collective Kimberly is a member of Maverick Collective, an initiative of Population Services International, a global health non-profit with operations in 65 countries and 9000 staff. Maverick Collective members partner on PSI programs to tackle critical challenges faced by women and girls through innovative projects to

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Myanmar

Breaking the Silence: How We Can Empower Women to Address Violence in Myanmar

By Barbara Jones, philanthropist and civic leader Barbara Jones, founding member of philanthropic and advocacy initiative Maverick Collective, reflects on the state of gender-based violence in Myanmar and her recent visit to the country with PSI. Imagine feeling like you don’t own your body. You can’t speak up or come and go as you please.

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The Most Vulnerable in Europe’s Refugee Crisis

By D’Arcy Williams, Intern, External Relations and Communications “Oumo is a young woman from a conflict-affected sub-Saharan African country. She fled her country of origin a month before the team met her, due to the political persecution of her family, including the killing of her brother-in-law and the disappearance of her sister. Fearing for her

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Violence Against Women: Global Crime, Global Solutions

Mandy Moore and Indrani Goradia Address Gender-based Violence on NDTV

Actress, singer-songwriter and PSI Global Ambassador Mandy Moore recently teamed up with Indrani Goradia, philanthropist and advocate for gender-based violence survivors, on the popular Indian talk show NDTV Dialogues to address gender-based violence and its burden on society.  Joining them in the segment, Violence Against Women: Global Crime, Global Solutions, were panelists, Lalitha Kumaramangalam, National

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PASMO Guatemala

Joining Together to End Violence Against Women in Guatemala

By Samantha Kerr, Associate Program Manager, LAC In Guatemala, it’s dangerous to be a woman. Guatemala has one of the highest rates of gender-motivated murder of women in the world and struggles with a pervasive, silent epidemic of gender-based violence (GBV). Encompassing many forms of violence based on the imbalance of power between men and

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Mandy Moore and Indrani Goradia Help Launch Campaign to Stop Gender-Based Violence

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PSI Ambassador Mandy Moore and philanthropist Indrani Goradia joined the PSI-Caribbean team at the launch of its gender-based violence initiave – Make It Stop. It’s official, our new #GBV initiative has been launched. Thank you @TheMandyMoore @Indranis_Light and @Abovegroup pic.twitter.com/Mmej6fvDJ5 — PSI Caribbean (@PSICarib) May 22, 2015 Launching #MakeItStop today in Trinidad. Let’s #endgbv @jenfhaile

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Mandy Moore Arrives in Trinidad and Tobago to Stand Up to Gender-Based Violence

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Mandy Moore and Indrani Goradia Stand Up to Violence Against Women

By Karen Sommer Shalett, PSI Senior External Relations and Communications Manager Actress, singer-songwriter and Population Services International (PSI) ambassador Mandy Moore is in Trinidad & Tobago this week with gender-based violence survivor, philanthropist and advocate Indrani Goradia to help stop violence against women and girls. The women will help launch PSI’s new Gender-Based Violence program in

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140 Characters of Gender-Based Violence

By: Jenny Tolep, External Relations and Communications This year’s March Madness has fired up more than just crazed basketball fans. It has also propelled a fight against gender-based violence. During the recent Kentucky vs. Arkansas basketball game, Kentucky Wildcats super-fan and PSI Global Ambassador Ashley Judd shared a comment on Twitter stating Arkansas was, “playing

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A One-Stop Shop

A takeaway from AIDS 2014 – the need to serve women in a holistic way

By Regina Moore, Manager, External Relations & Communications, PSI “We need to look at a woman or man holistically. We need a one-stop-shop.” It’s been about two weeks since I returned from the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, but this simple statement uttered by South African singer and activist Yvonne Chaka Chaka remains

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