DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD 2020
Jun16

DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD 2020

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The power of the Kenyan sun by Salima Visram
Jun16

The power of the Kenyan sun by Salima Visram

Toronto, Canada AreaInternational Trade and Development
Current Founder & CEO at The Soular Backpack, Teaching Assistant for Social Context of Business Course at McGill University
Education McGill University, UWC Atlantic College, Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa

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Day Of The Girl Child 2017
Oct11

Day Of The Girl Child 2017

EmPower girls before, during and after crisis.

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A Warrior’s cry against Child marriage by Memory Banda
Aug31

A Warrior’s cry against Child marriage by Memory Banda

Memory Banda

At 18, I was most concerned with getting the latest Iphone. Memory Banda on the other hand, successfully influenced the Malawi parliament to raise the legal marriage from 15 to 18. After watching her sister get pregnant at 11, Memory vowed to defy the traditional practice of kusasafumbi, a practice in which young girls are forced into marriage once they begin menstruation.

Now an avid girl’s rights activist, Memory shows a glimpse of her strength and resilience in this passionate speech about girls right to choose at the TEDWomen 2015 conference.

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An Invitation for Men Who Want a Better World for Women by Elizabeth Nyamayaro
Jul06

An Invitation for Men Who Want a Better World for Women by Elizabeth Nyamayaro

Published on Sep 23, 2015
Around the world, women still struggle for equality in basic matters like the right to drive and to marry when they choose. But how to enlist everyone, men and women, as allies for change? Meet Elizabeth Nyamayaro, the inventor of the #HeForShe Twitter campaign, which created 1.2 billion conversations about a more equal world. She invites us all to join in as allies in our shared humanity.

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