Monthly Archives: December 2014

Reach Back

To provide workshops, business consultancy and community events that educate on how to have impact on human rights and a culture of peace in your work. We collaborate with other organizations, individuals, entreprenuers, groups and networks to shape the work … Continue reading

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Innovative “Voices against Violence” curriculum mobilizes efforts to address the pandemic

At the first regional training of the “Voices against Violence” curriculum in Pune, India, youth leaders learned how to conduct campaigns challenging harmful attitudes and about child protection policies, among other things. Photo: UN Women/Urjasi Rudra. – n Pune, western … Continue reading

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Biram Dah Abeid

Dear Abdikani,     For more than a month, Biram Dah Abeid and his colleagues have been imprisoned with charges of inciting racial hatred under Mauritania’s terrorism laws. They have been placed in isolation and have had no contact with … Continue reading

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Al-Shabaab oo xoolaha si xoog ah sako ahaan ugu qaadanaya

Al-Shabaab ayaa sheeganaysa in ay ururisay xoolo qiimahooda lagu qiyaasay $9 milyan iyada oo ah sakadii sannadlaha ahayd ee 2014-ka, laakiinse hoggaamiyayaasha diinta iyo shacabka deegaanka ayaa sheegaya in xoolaha la dhacay, falka ay kooxdan samaysayna diinta Islaamka ka hor … Continue reading

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New generation of Somali women is on the rise in Minnesota

Sahra Noor made the rounds at People’s Center in Minneapolis on Monday, a daily ritual that keeps her in touch with patient care. Photo: RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER By Mila Koumpilova When Sahra Noor first visited People’s Center Health Services, she … Continue reading

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Saudi terrorism court ‘to try women drivers’

A still from a video, released by Loujain al-Hathloul, shows her driving from the UAE to the Saudi border Two Saudi women who were detained for defying a ban on female drivers are to be tried in a terrorism court, … Continue reading

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FGM: ‘My daughter will never be cut. It stops with me’

Dukureh with Sarjo, the midwife who performed FGM on her. Photograph: Jane Hahn/Panos for the Guardian n America, Jaha Dukureh has advised Barack Obama on the fight against female genital mutilation. But can she convince her own father at home … Continue reading

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