A GUEST POST BY MAURA DONLAN On 1st December at the United States Military Academy at West Point, President Obama called for a significant increase in the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan. He declared that 30,000 additional troops is what is needed to “seize the initiative, while building the Afghan capacity that can allow for a [...]
Maura Donlan has worked on gender and peace building projects at the United Nations and in South Africa. She currently lives in London and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A GUEST POST BY STEPHENIE FOSTER Last month, I wrote about my work in Ghana with a group of women entrepreneurs. This month, I traveled to Uganda for a similar program sponsored by Vital Voices and the Exxon Mobil Foundation. In Uganda, we worked with the Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited (UWEAL). Established in 1987, [...]