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Where Will You Be This Summer?

Posted by in African Diaspora, Art and Culture, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Environment & Sustainability, Health and Healing, Human trafficking, Indigenous Rights, Labor and Economy, Latin America, Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion, Women, Youth on 1st April, 2014 | No Comments

Photo by Fernanda LeMarie, Cancilleria del EcuadorSummer is on our minds here at the Global Exchange office in San Francisco, CA, where we’re already getting a taste of warm weather days. As you make your Summer travel plans we invite you to join us on a Reality Tour to diverse regions of the world to learn about indigenous resistance to corporate economy, ending human trafficking, and to make lasting people-to-people ties.
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Where Will You Be This Fall?

Posted by in Art and Culture, Asia, Education, Environment & Sustainability, Fair Trade, Food and Agriculture, Health and Healing, Latin America, Women on 6th August, 2013 | No Comments

Pachamama_smallAs we start the final month of Summer, now is the time to plan your meaningful, socially responsible travel experiences for the rest of the year and beyond. Where will you travel this Fall?
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And the Grand Prize Winner of the 2013 Reality Tours Photo Contest Is…

Posted by in Asia, Caribbean, Latin America, Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion, Trip Participant Stories, Women, Youth on 9th May, 2013 | 1 Comment

Congratulations on the winning photo Susan! "Women Making Change" Reality Tour, 2005.Congratulations to Susan Hall, Grand Prize winner of the 2013 Reality Tours Photo Contest! Her image of an Afghan man drinking tea was chosen as our Grand Prize Winner for the quality and composition of the image and the strikingness of its subject matter. Susan had this to say about her experience visiting Afghanistan: “Prior […]
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Experience Día de los Muertos and Celebrate Global Exchange’s 25th in Oaxaca, Mexico

Posted by in Art and Culture, Fair Trade, Featured, Indigenous Rights, Latin America, Peace and Conflict, Women on 1st May, 2013 | 2 Comments

diadelosmuertosskeletonsOaxaca is one of the earth’s most beautiful places. Its lush mountains, high arid plains and dramatic Pacific coast are home to a vivid cultural mix. It’s also where Global Exchange will host a 25th Anniversary Reality Tour to participate in the stunning Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) ceremony. Find out more here!
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Captivating Video ‘I am a Full Woman’ Will Move You

Posted by in Asia, Guest Posts, Trip Participant Stories, Women on 13th February, 2013 | 1 Comment

I-am-a-Full-WomanPhotographer Linda Wolf is a proud past Reality Tours participant. Through her photographs you sort of feel you know her and those she captures. Watch this touching film short filled with some of Linda’s photographs of women around the world. You won’t be disappointed!
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Impacts of Recent Peace Delegation in Pakistan

Posted by in Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Women on 17th October, 2012 | No Comments

peace_delegation-pakistanGlobal Exchange Co-Founder Medea Benjamin and delegates from CodePink recently completed a peace march to tribal areas of Pakistan that have been limited to foreigners in the past decade. Here’s more about it.
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The Legacy Continues- Reality Tours Thanks Arun Gandhi for 15 Years of Partnership

Posted by in Asia, Civil Rights, Labor and Economy, Peace and Conflict, Women, Youth on 1st May, 2012 | 3 Comments

Arun and Gandhian Legacy Tour Delegates Bringing in the New YearReality Tours thanks Arun Gandhi and the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute for 15 years of partnership and congratulates them as they continue to steward the Gandhian Legacy Tour independently.
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ECPAT’s Code of Conduct Helps Confront Negative Impacts of Tourism

Posted by in Civil Rights, Human trafficking, Women, Youth on 5th April, 2012 | 1 Comment

kampotwalk-cambo-300x198Reality Tours has promoted meaningful travel since 1989. We know socially responsible tourism benefits the host economy and that the more local people benefit from tourism, the more likely it is that women receive these benefits. However, there are many negative impacts associated with mass tourism. Sex tourism is an egregious and growing trend that […]
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Celebrating International Women’s Day, Every Day!

Posted by in Women on 9th March, 2012 | No Comments

Pachamama Women's Group, BoliviaToday the world reflects for a moment to honor women. We bear homage to women who have made a difference in their communities; women that have struggled and resisted discrimination and injustice; women that have succeeded in the face of immense social, political and economic odds.  As Global Exchange’s blog said today, “we celebrate the economic, […]
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