The burden women carry

My first recollection of blatant gender discrimination in the developing world took place on the side of a mountain.  My friend Bev and I were being escorted down a well-worn Himalayan path just as the sun was setting.  We were trying to reach a good sized village where we would meet our driver and a […]

My encounter with Nicholas Kristof the NY Times writer

At SowHope we are really thankful for Nicholas Kristof.  He is a NY Times writer and co-author of the book “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide”. He is one of the major voices speaking up for impoverished women in the world.  His book, which he co-authored with his wife, Sheryl Wudunn, […]