Voices of Our Future

by World Pulse

Voices of Our Future

Voices of Our Future
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VOF 2009 Program Participants

VOF 2009 Program Participants
30 women from 21 countries successfully completed the VOF program in 2009. (view small | med | large | orig)

Nusrat Ara, 2009 VOF Graduate, Kashmir, India

Nusrat Ara, 2009 VOF Graduate, Kashmir, India
2009 Voices of Our Future graduate Nusrat reports from the frontlines of Kashmir's conflict. She was awarded the United Nations Population Fund and Population First Laadli Media Award in 2009 for gender sensitive reporting. (view small | med | large | orig)

Halima Rahman, 2009 VOF graduate, Saudi Arabia

Halima Rahman, 2009 VOF graduate, Saudi Arabia
Halima reports from Sudan and Saudi Arabia on some of the most pressing issues of our time. Her Voices of Our Future article, A Future Without Female Genital Mutilation, documenting her personal experience, was published on World Pulse and subsequently picked up by the United Nations Reporting Network (http://www.wunrn.com/news/2009/10_09/10_05_09/100509_fgm.htm). (view small | med | large | orig)

World Pulse Media

World Pulse Media
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Busayo Obisakin, 2009 VOF Graduate, Nigeria

Busayo Obisakin, 2009 VOF Graduate, Nigeria
With encouragement and support from her VOF mentor, Busayo decided to follow her dream and create her own NGO and Women's Center in Nigeria. Today, she is raising money for her project, and teaching women's empowerment classes. (view small | med | large | orig)

Busayo's women's empowerment training, Nigeria

Busayo's women's empowerment training, Nigeria
Participants in one of the first empowerment workshops given by Busayo Obisakin, 2009 VOF graduate. (view small | med | large | orig)

Earth!

Earth!
Recent edition of World Pulse's print and online magazine. Each Voices of Our Future participant will have her work published in our print or online magazine--and have further publishing opportunities after the program ends. (view small | med | large | orig)

Lin Wafula, VOF 2009 Graduate, Kenya

Lin Wafula, VOF 2009 Graduate, Kenya
Lin founded Project Africa, a non-profit organization promoting gender equality, empowerment and literacy for women and girls in rural Kenya. After participating in VOF, she established the Mama Media Project training program on citizen journalism, photography and design. Currently 40 women from rural Kenya are participating in this 6 month program. (view small | med | large | orig)

Community media workshop participants, Kenya

Community media workshop participants, Kenya
Lin Wafula started a community media training program after completing her VOF training. These are some of the participants in her first 6-month long program. (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

World Pulse

Location: Portland, OR - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.worldpulse.com
Project Leader:
Patrick Edwards
Development Associate
Portland, Oregon United States
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