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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Monthly Roundup September 2017
Oct09

Monthly Roundup September 2017

Hurricanes, politics and religious tolerance

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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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The British General Election 2017 by Um Homen
Jul19

The British General Election 2017 by Um Homen

Terrorists, a wheatfield, a man wearing a bucket, pop-star like adulation over a man aged almost seventy…the recent UK general election had it all

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Back To My Roots
Jun22

Back To My Roots

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