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The Man Who Walked into the Hornet’s Nest: a story of love found in the most unlikely place

After years of dealing with the old managers, trust me, I’m cynical “Nursing moms and newborns are the people I do battle for. So when I showed up at the apartment Thursday morning, Kelsi and I were pretty upset. There were workers out there getting stuff done, but a note in each resident’s door said […]

Girls Who Risk Their Lives for Education-NY Times

“Almost unnoticed, one of the great civil rights struggles of our times is being fought out in our midst. Across the Indian subcontinent, in Afghanistan and in Africa, supporters of universal girls’ education are being threatened, assaulted, bombed and murdered. Within the past two weeks alone, a 41-year-old teacher was gunned down 200 meters from her all-girls […]

Melka’s Story: child bride to advocate for girls [Video]

“We first brought you the story of Melka in Ethiopia last year. Today, we’re excited to present this video depiction of the remarkable young woman’s journey. Melka was 14 years old when, to her surprise, her parents married her off to an older man from another village whom she didn’t even know. When Melka resisted him later that evening, he […]

Shout Out! Freely in Hope

“Freely in Hope is dedicated to restoring justice, dignity and hope by liberating women and their families from the bondages of poverty. Our vision is for women worldwide to experience God’s transformative love by living freely in Hope.” Freely In Hope’s/Nikole’s Story Freely in Hope was founded by Nikole Lim after she shot the documentary While […]