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FGM/C in the Modern World

Anon Every year on February 6, the United Nations observes the International Day of Zero Tolerance for female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), to raise awareness of the dangers of the practice. Yet, while the United Nations may have zero tolerance for FGM/C, the same does not apply to many countries around the world. In 2021, an … Continue reading “FGM/C in the Modern World”

Feminist Perspectives: Thoughts from Movement Builders in Africa

Yunqing Han VOICE Amplified recently hosted a webinar named “Feminist Movement Building,” which featured activists Sally Mboumien Maforchi and Aisha Yesufu. The former serves as the Cameroonian director for COMAGEND, an organization promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights. The latter is a leader in the movement Bring Back Our Girls, which works for the … Continue reading “Feminist Perspectives: Thoughts from Movement Builders in Africa”

Feminist Superhero Priya & Her Creator, Ram Devineni

Ram Devineni is the creator of the “Priya’s Shakti” comic book series featuring India’s first female superhero – Priya. He was named by UN Women a “gender equality champion” for his efforts. We interviewed him for the launch of his third edition, “Priya and the Lost Girls,” which he created with Dipti Mehta, Syd Fini … Continue reading “Feminist Superhero Priya & Her Creator, Ram Devineni”

Revolution! Not roses.

This feature was written by Ciara Regan and Gina Dorso from developmenteducation.ie, an online hub for teaching and learning about inequality and the injustices of the world today. March 8th. International Women’s Day. The international day for celebrating the achievements of women. The day for acknowledging those who paved the way before us and those who continue … Continue reading “Revolution! Not roses.”

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