How to Help
Help a Rape Victim
Rape is used as a weapon of war to destroy a woman's life all around the world. In some areas, women who have been raped are seen as unfit to marry or become outcasts, struggling to survive. See what a difference you can make in the life of a rape survivor.
Save a Slave
At the peak of the transatlantic slave trade, 80,000 slaves were transported from Africa to the new world. Today, more than 10 times as many women are being forced into brothels or other forms of slavery.
Educate a Child
Education is a key to change. When you educate one girl, she takes what she learns to her community—and when a community knows better, they do better.
Help Start a Business
Microloans—money you can lend to help women establish their own means of income—are powerful weapons against poverty and injustice affecting women.
3 Ways You Can Empower Girls Now
In their new book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Knopf), husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn argue that the key to economic progress in the world lies in unleashing women's potential.