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Women Across Frontiers is introducing a new series, Woman of the Month. Each month, WAF will highlight and acknowledge inspiring women whose work is making a real and immediate difference in advancing the rights of women and girls, often at great personal cost.

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    FEATURES 

WHY THE WAY WE MAKE PEACE NEEDS TO CHANGE

“Peace from below is peace built by ordinary people, people like you and me,” says Dr Autesserre, a professor of Political Science at Barnard College.

FEATURES 

ONE YOUNG MAN’S “KLEVER” WAY TO COMBAT TEENAGE PREGNANCY

“It’s not just girls who miss out on their futures by having children too early, it’s boys, too,” says Klever.

 

     PODCAST

MEET THE “FBI” OF THE NATIONAL PARKS LANDS

Beth Shott–an investigator responsible for protecting national park lands and investigating and prosecuting crimes that occur on those lands–talks about her work and her unique path into law enforcement.

    FILM REVIEW

‘WOMEN OF THE VENEZUELAN CHAOS,’ A PORTRAIT OF VENEZUELA’S CRISIS

“Women of the Venezuelan Chaos”, a 2017 documentary by filmmaker Margarita Cadenas, depicts the most catastrophic crisis in Venezuela’s modern history through the stories of five Venezuelan women from diverse socioeconomic and racial backgrounds.

     FEATURES  

THE PERILS OF SAYING ‘ME, TOO’ IN EGYPT

Girls and women in Egypt often feel guilty for having been harassed; indeed based on their clothing alone, they are treated as instigators of the abuse.

   COMMENTARY 

DESIGNING A WOMAN-FRIENDLY CITY: URBAN PLANNING IN MONTERREY, MEXICO

Monterrey is one of Mexico’s wealthiest cities and was voted Mexico’s “best city to live” in Mercer´s 2018 20th Quality of Living Ranking. Yet despite these accomplishments, the city hides many problems for the “regiomontanas”, as the city’s women residents are called.

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