A still from ‘Queen.’

Reel Women!

Namrata Joshi
Beneficiaries of the WISE Nigeria programme
Women in Action

The WISE women of Nigeria sparking change

Praise Olowe
Engaging health workers and people in communities to sensitize them about importance of women to address the low sex ratio as part of Breakthrough's campaign Mission 1000 (pronounced as Mission Hazaar).
Women in Action

Breakthrough India smashes gender-based violence

Soumya Pillai
President of Ladies' Turn Seyni Ndir Seck with her favourite ball.
Women in Action

In Senegal, girls are breaking the rules to get in the game

Idrissa SANE
Women in Action

Against the odds, Bangladesh puts mothers at the forefront of medical practice

Elita Karim
Bwasa members Itumeleng Makgato and Boikhutso Mokoto, both students at Wits University
Women in Action

Winning at life, with Bwasa’s student chapter programme

Sue Grant Marshall
Women in Action

The Discovering Hands project

Women and education

Sibiri Dao, coordinator of the movement's actions : "We are the solution!"
Women in Action

Training Women in Agroecology Yields Results in West Africa

E.M. Kabore
Rev’elles founder Athina Marmorat.
Women in Action

Rêv’Elles, the association that’s empowering young women to get their lives on track

Alix Coutures

Women & Economic Opportunities

Two weavers at work on new models. Photo: L’Economiste du Faso
Women in Action

Promoting ‘Faso Dan Fani’: Burkina Faso’s ‘woven cloth of the homeland’

Abdoulaye TAO
French women entrepreneurs posed together for the weekly business magazine Challenges, under the headline, “Female start-up founders fight back.” Credit: La Journée de la Femme Digitale / JFD Club
Women in Action

Women in innovation: There is still room for progress

Caroline de Malet