#Elxn42: Let’s talk about women.

#Elxn42: Let’s talk about women.

Wondering what Up for Debate is and why they are pushing our leaders to address women’s issues? Here are some answers: 1. What is the Up for Debate campaign? Up for Debate is a campaign calling on all federal political parties to make meaningful commitments to change women’s lives for the better, at home and […]

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Change starts locally, says Liesl Gerntholtz

Change starts locally, says Liesl Gerntholtz

Human Rights Watch changed my life. It was because of a documentary I watched at the HRW Film Festival that We Talk Women even began. I attribute most of my knowledge of human rights issues to their reports and articles. The festival puts a human face to the stats and although that can be upsetting […]

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What I learned about women’s rights working in Asia

What I learned about women’s rights working in Asia

I recently returned from Thailand after working on an innovative social enterprise along the Thai-Burma border, and doing communications for Asia Pacific’s leading women’s rights network. From refugee women from Burma, to Mongolian sustainable development experts, to advocates in Papua New Guinea fighting violence against women, I came across diverse groups of women determined to […]

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