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Generations in Dialogue: Beyond the Blame Game
29/10/2013 | 0 Comments
Generations in Dialogue: Beyond the Blame Game

 By Loubna H. Skalli*
Hanna@American.edu
For four days during this past June (11-14, 2013), The Young Feminist Activism (YFA) Program at the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) hosted a fascinating e-discussion on the challenges and …

Jessica Yee: Unleashing Youth Voice And Agency
28/10/2013 | 0 Comments
Jessica Yee: Unleashing Youth Voice And Agency

FRIDAY FILE: The list of descriptors for 24-year old Jessica Yee is long but fitting: Two Spirit, Indigenous, hip-hop feminist and reproductive justice freedom fighter from the Mohawk nation with roots in the Canada-U.S. border …

“Soy mujer and Powerful!!” Interview with Adriana Mendieta-Flores
18/10/2013 | 0 Comments
“Soy mujer and Powerful!!” Interview with Adriana Mendieta-Flores

My name is Adriana Mendieta Celia Flores, and I am the youth member of Woman ‘s Board of Directors . I am currently a part- time student at Seneca College, working on completeing my degree in …

Challenging Canada’s Neglect of National Public Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
15/10/2013 | 0 Comments
Challenging Canada’s Neglect of National Public Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

On International Women’s Day this year, the Young Feminist Wire published a post by one of our members, Lara Koerner Yeo, reporting on the findings of a recently released Human Rights Watch report detailing police …

Sign up to attend our ‘Guests on the Wire’ session Featuring Young Lakota Documentary Screening and Discussion
07/10/2013 | 2 Comments
Sign up to attend our ‘Guests on the Wire’ session Featuring Young Lakota Documentary Screening and Discussion

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The Young Feminist Wire in collaboration with AWID’s Membership & Constituency Engagement team is excited to be hosting a ‘Guests on the Wire’ session featuring ‘Young Lakota’: a feature documentary directed by …

Join AWID In Commemorating Feminists And Women Human Right Defenders Who Are No Longer With Us
27/09/2013 | 0 Comments
Join AWID In Commemorating Feminists And Women Human Right Defenders Who Are No Longer With Us

As part of the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender Based Violence (November 25 – December 10, 2013) AWID is building on our Tribute to Feminists and Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) who are no longer …

#OrangeDay: How do you help make safer schools for girls?
25/09/2013 | 0 Comments
#OrangeDay: How do you help make safer schools for girls?

Dear young feminist activists,
On September 25, the United Nations campaign “UNiTED to end violence against women” is running the #OrangeDay campaign that focuses on the issue and theme of ‘Safe schools for Girls’. The Young …

QAHERA: Hijabi Superhero comic on sexual street harrasment
12/09/2013 | 0 Comments
QAHERA: Hijabi Superhero comic on sexual street harrasment

Dear Young Feminist Wire members,
This new comic by QAHERA, a comic artist blogging about the issues relevant to Cairo in the form of comics touches on the issue of street sexual harassment in Egypt, and …

Indigenous People and the First Conference For Population and Development
29/08/2013 | 0 Comments
Indigenous People and the First Conference For Population and Development

By: Dalí Ángel Pérez*

For the Latin America Indigenous Women and Youth organization, being able to participate in the First International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) has been extremely important. The indigenous youth had …

‘New People Who Know’: “Ben covi bi banezi”. Interview with Fátima Gamboa
27/08/2013 | 0 Comments
‘New People Who Know’: “Ben covi bi banezi”. Interview with Fátima Gamboa

I am from Merida, capital of Yucatan, a province in Mexico. I am Indigenous Maya and lawyer. I belong to the Network of Young Indigenous Women of Mexico and Central America. I started my work …

The Young Feminist Wire Storify on International Youth Day!
19/08/2013 | 0 Comments

Dear Young Feminist Wire members,
Monday, August 13th, 2013, was International Youth Day as declared by the United Nations. We have put together a storify together for you in case you missed out on the celebrations …

Indian Youth Activist Calls for Comprehensive Sexuality Education at the United Nations
14/08/2013 | 0 Comments
Indian Youth Activist Calls for Comprehensive Sexuality Education at the United Nations

Source: UNESCO website
14.08.2013
When Sumaya Saluja, a young activist from India, asked young people gathering at the United Nations in New York for Malala Day whether they had heard of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and understood …