By Diana Alaroker, Global Fellow from Uganda In Northern Uganda, where I grew up, educating a young girl like myself was not a priority. My culture is patrilineal, so my… Continue reading African women are brave, and there cannot be just one day to celebrate them
Tag: International Women’s Day
Kenya-based GATHER Fellow Empowers Women
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Can We Talk About “Celebrating” International Women’s Day?
International Women’s Day is a particularly relevant moment for us, as it coincides with our founding 15 years ago. Since that day, we have struggled to fight for the rights… Continue reading Can We Talk About “Celebrating” International Women’s Day?
She Will Rise!
Young girls from Northern Uganda were ambitious and had dreams like children born in different parts of the world. They had dreams of becoming great leaders, doctors, pilots and engineers… Continue reading She Will Rise!
Finding My Brave
This journey I have been on for the last four years has seen real moments of me finding my voice, my inner power, shedding insecurities and finding my brave. It… Continue reading Finding My Brave
I Am Unstoppable
Cynthia Austin is the founder and CEO of Shyne, an organization based in San Diego, USA, created by women, for women, and in collaboration with those who’ve gotten out of,… Continue reading I Am Unstoppable
Reflections on International Women’s Day
It is with joy, pride and expectations that I share some thoughts on the celebration of Women’s History Month, recognizing the achievements born amidst struggle, bias and inequality on many… Continue reading Reflections on International Women’s Day