A World That Works

Our vision of a world that works for ALL isn’t just a vision, it’s a way forward that’s already in action. We already have a multitude of examples of current projects and enterprises that demonstrate how the deep feminine is being expressed around the world. It’s examples like these that will show the way in getting ‘from here to there’.

SINAL

SINAL (BRAZIL) is a key catalyst in a collaborative initiative for large-scale landscape restoration within the larger metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro. The Rio “Green

WISCOMP

WISCOMP (WOMEN IN SECURITY CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND PEACE) (INDIA) As part of its programme of Conflict Transformation in Action, practitioners and scholars at WISCOMP are empowered with the motivation,

KAFA

KAFA (LEBANON) is an organisation of women that, for several years, worked on drafting a law that criminalises violence against women, especially those acts of a husband and

CORO

CORO (INDIA) has historically worked at the grassroots for the last 25 years to facilitate leadership within marginalised communities, especially from marginalised women. CORO was established in 1989

WOMEN’S STUDIES CENTRE

WOMEN'S STUDIES CENTRE (PALESTINE) was co-founded by RWRW's Zahira Kamal in 1989 and is so much more than just a 'study' centre. It holds transformative spaces to

PLANT FOR THE PLANET

PLANT FOR THE PLANET In March 2007, a German boy called Felix was inspired by the great Wangari Maathai’s campaign to plant trees in her native Kenya.

GLOBAL ECOVILLAGE NETWORK

THE GLOBAL ECOVILLAGE NETWORK (GEN) today connects more than 10,000 villages, urban neighbourhoods and intentional communities in more than 100 countries worldwide. Spanning all continents, GEN

MEDELLIN

MEDELLIN: A CITY'S JOURNEY FROM DRUG-TRAFFICKING TO POETRY AND PEACE (COLUMBIA) In 1991 Columbia’s second largest city, Medellin, was the most violent city in the world and

SAFE MAA

SAFE MAA: SINGING THE WAY TO COMMUNITY SOCIAL CHANGE (KENYA) SAFE Maa is a small group of grassroots leaders amongst the 40,000 Maasai of the Loita

BAGHDAD FILM SCHOOL

THE BAGHDAD FILM SCHOOL: THE CAMERA IS AN EYE OF WITNESS AND HEALING (IRAQ) In 2004 filmmakers Maysoon Pachachi and Kasim Abid set up the Baghdad

TRANSITION TOWNS

TRANSITION TOWNS (UK) support community-led responses to climate change and shrinking supplies of cheap energy, building resilience and happiness all over the world. As a charitable organisation

THE MONDRAGON

THE MONDRAGON COOPERATIVES (SPAIN) were established in 1956 as a co-owned industrial cooperative and community in Basque Spain, near Bilbao, based on loving human relationships (again,

THE SARVODYA MOVEMENT

THE SARVODYA MOVEMENT (SRI LANKA) for cooperative self-development in rural Sri Lanka, rooted in the Buddhist (and traditionally feminine) values of inner peace and generosity, is

MORNING STAR

MORNING STAR (USA) based in California is a tomato processing and packing company.  It is a fully Self-Managed organization, and has been since the early 1990s.

WOMEN’S WORLD BANKING

WOMEN’S WORLD BANKING (GLOBAL) was born out of the UN Conference on Women in !975. A group of ten women from five continents (including a founder

SHARE ACTION

SHARE ACTION (UK) is a movement for responsible investment by mobilising the financial power of pension investments to create change. For example in May 2012 ShareAction launched

ESTELLA PYFROM

ESTELLA PYFROM (USA) Estella Pyfrom, 76 grew up in an underprivileged household and has a passion to help underprivileged families improve their standard of living. Her

MAMA NIKE

MAMA NIKE (NIGERIA) Chief Nike Davies-Okundaye aka Mama Nike was born in 1951 in a small village called Ogidi-Ijumu in Kogi State, Nigeria. In 1983, she

CHINYERE OTEH

CHINYERE OTEH (USA) The Cowry Collective Timebank (CCTB) is a network of people engaged in reciprocal exchange of services, skills, and goods through a timebank where

1000 WOMEN FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE PROJECT

'1000 WOMEN FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE PROJECT' identified 1000 women working at local grassroots national and regional level in different spheres whose work and impact

COOPES

COOPES (BRAZIL) In the 10 years since this co-operative was created, it has united 120 women leaders of 30 different communities in Bahia, Brazil. They harvest

RIGHT LIVELIHOOD AWARD

RIGHT LIVELIHOOD AWARD To create a world that works for ALL, we will need to model the kind of 'right livelihoods' and 'right values and principles'

BROCKWOOD PARK SCHOOL

BROCKWOOD PARK SCHOOL (UK) A Brockwood education, inspired by J. Krishnamurti's teachings, integrates academic excellence with sensitivity, open-mindedness, and self-reflection by engaging students to hold five insights in

THE SCHOOL FOR PEACE AT NEVE SHALOM

THE SCHOOL FOR PEACE AT NEVE SHALOM (ISREAL) Working with Jewish and Palestinian professional groups, women and youth, the School for Peace creates a genuine egalitarian dialogue

AWARE GIRLS

AWARE GIRLS (PAKISTAN) was set up in 2002 by Gulalai Ismail to change the lives of young women in NW Pakistan through education. Now they train

THE WHITE HELMETS

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THE WHITE HELMETS (SYRIA) The Syrian Civil Defence now number 2,854 volunteer rescue workers operating across Syria in 114 teams, of which five are now female.

NON VIOLENCE

NON VIOLENCE Research on 285 nonviolent and violent campaigns to resist dictatorship in the twentieth century found that “major non-violent campaigns have achieved success 55% of

BUURTZORG

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BUURTZORG (NETHERLANDS) is Dutch for “Neighborhood Care” and is a highly successful award-winning model of quality home care originating in the Netherlands. First established in 2006,

AGA KHAN DEVELOPMENT NETWORK

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AGA KHAN DEVELOPMENT NETWORK (AFGHANISTAN) Among Afghan women of childbearing age who die each year, almost half die from complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Nearly 90

CIPLA

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CIPLA (INDIA) is a socially-conscious  generic pharmaceuticals company run by Indian scientist Yusuf Hamied.   They follow the Gandhian principle of self-reliance and pioneered the development of

THOMAS HÜBL

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THOMAS HÜBL is a contemporary spiritual teacher whose work integrates the essence of the great traditions of wisdom with scientific knowledge and leads to the birth of

HERMITAGE HEART

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HERMITAGE HEART (USA) was founded by Bonnie Myotai Treace, Sensei in 2004. The emphasis of Hermitage Heart since its beginning has been to support  those seeking to develop

L’ARCHE

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L’ARCHE is a revolutionary international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers. L’Arche encourages people toward mutually transformative