Ode Magazine : Microjustice: Helping those who are excluded from the legal system

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Microteaching, microhealthcare, micromovement building, microvolunteering, microcopyediting, microinternet development, microjobplacement… Really brilliant… When she started Microjustice Bolivia, Van Nispen tot Sevenaer worked with Anne Marie van Swinderen, a microfinance consultant with Triodos Facet , a large microfinance organization associated with Triodos Bank , an ethical financial institution based in the Netherlands.

Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

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If your angle is using this training as an outlet for local empowerment and development, then you very much want to bring in mentorship. We brought professional empowerment mentors and coaches, and also professional editors. You can just go on there and you can be talking immediately to women in Bolivia, and in Nepal, and drawing strength, courage, and support from them, and vice versa. They're coming from Nepal, the Philippines, and Bolivia.

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Women's Global Green Action Network: An Interview with Melinda Kramer

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So our first exchange that we did with Global Exchange was called "Transformative Advocacy in Bolivia." We brought a group of ten environmental justice lawyers from throughout North America to work in partnership with grassroots women leaders in Bolivia, with the focus on sustainable agriculture and food security issues. From her Berkeley-based office, Melinda Kramer facilitates an international network of women leaders.

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Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

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Britt Bravo: In so many of the groups you profiled, the women were using the arts for education, empowerment, or healing. It is very different to interview sex workers who have been trafficked in Phnom Penh, than to interview women who are doing knitting in Bolivia. "[T]hose of us who take pictures, even for our own personal trips, and share those pictures with friends, because we have that skill, also have an obligation to help people understand each other more completely.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

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I think my favorite example of that is a women's group from the highlands of Bolivia who wrote to us maybe seven or eight years ago. Whether your passion is the environment, or whether your passion is building peaceful and sustainable communities, or whether your passion is girls' education, or whether your passion is health, there's probably no better way to get to your outcome than to make significant investments in women's well being, and women's empowerment and women's human rights.

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