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    Ashoka's Changemakers Reflects on ChangemakeHERS Campaign, Women's Issues

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    In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Ashoka's Changemakers launched the inaugural ChangemakeHERS movement, celebrating t

    Creating Change: Innovations in the world of disability

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    The movement’s ultimate gift is that of enabling those it serves to be givers. And that can only mean helping them
    become changemakers in a world defined by change.

    Gender Trends

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    New York Times columnist Nick Kristof writes that women have a special and important role in social change.  What does that mean for Ashoka US where only approximately 1/3 of our Fellows are women? How do we diversify gender in our Fellowship?

     

    New Data Shows Progress for Maternal Health

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    The maternal health community has been buzzing this week about a report on maternal health released by the Lancet and featured in the New York Times. The report uses new and improved maternal health data to evidence significant declines in maternal mortality worldwide between 1980 and 2008. Why is this so exciting? One word: progress!

    Kuwaiti Sisters Lulwa & Balsam Al-Ayoub

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    Ashoka has just elected its first Kuwaiti Fellows: sisters Lulwa and Balsam Al-Ayoub

    America's Promise Meant for Everyone

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    "Can you believe that, at one point, women couldn't vote in America?

    Remembering Ashoka India Fellow Nitin More

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    It is with deep sorrow and regret that we inform your that one of our very own, Nitin More, passed away on the 26th of January 2011.

    Maternal Mortality in the US

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    How can it be that America, a country known for economic growth and leadership, has the highest infant mortality rate of any industrialized country

    "In Search of Secure Borders"

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    Three years ago today the last bill for comprehensive immigration reform died in the Senate, a result of an incredible filibuster.