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How We’re Empowering Women – International Women’s Day 2020

In the 25 years since the signing of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action for Universal Women’s Rights, READ Global has strengthened its own commitment to advancing gender equality. By uplifting women’s voices and rights, READ Centers have helped transform gender norms in communities, a shift that helps everyone living in the community to […]

This Center Is Completely Self-Sustaining

When a visitor enters the Panauti READ Center’s charming wooden Nepali doors, they notice cheerful children interacting with engaged adults and seniors, and young women leading their peers through health education trainings or programs to help victims of domestic violence heal from the trauma they have suffered. The long-term, independent sustainability of each READ Center […]

READ India: Finding a niche for textiles

This is the third of a four-part guest blogger series from MBAs Without Borders‘ Kathryn Svobodny on her 5-month advisory experience with READ Global. Click here to read the previous post. Thoughts of India bring to mind a number of exciting images: Yoga, elephants, megacities, and of course, markets. Both Indians and visitors love to […]

READ Nepal: Bringing healthy foods to market

This is the second of a four-part guest blogger series from MBAs Without Borders‘ Kathryn Svobodny on her 5-month advisory experience with READ Global. Click here to read the first post. During my first week in Nepal as an MBAs Without Borders Advisor for READ Global, I conducted a number of site visits in the […]

Where women go to learn their letters and become leaders

This is a guest post by Anh Ton of the The Asian Philanthropy Forum that originally appeared on their site, featuring READ Global’s work to empower women globally. A lot of people like to say they find refuge among books. When they say this, they usually mean it figuratively: books give them comfort and books […]

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