Feminist Talk

Wed, 12/10/2008 - 05:00

As an artist for social change, artivist, my world revolves around
abstractions and distortions - creating characters, telling stories, and
bringing to life all manner of strange visions. Like a creative vision
springing from our mind, the ghosts of sexism make themselves manifest in
our lives. Don’t get me wrong, I am not saying that we create sexism in
our heads - rather I am saying that sexism is so deeply...

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Wed, 09/10/2008 - 20:00



Il est clair que selon la constitution congolaise que tous les citoyens congolais sont égaux en droits. Ainsi, toute personne a le droit de recevoir les informations sur les pratiques sexuelles à moindre risque, la prévention et le traitement des infections sexuellement transmissibles (IST), la prévention de la transmission de la mère à l’enfant (PTME), conseil après le...

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Mon, 09/08/2008 - 00:34

Recently I returned from 45 hot (beshi garum) days in Bangladesh where I visited the Nari Jibon Project, among other activities... Read More
Sat, 04/12/2008 - 17:13

Suvo nabo borsho!

Happy Bangla New Year to Nari Jibon Project and my Bangladeshi-Bengali friends!
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Thu, 02/14/2008 - 16:52
The Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) is conducting a massive SMS Women's Day campaign. EASSI is a woman's organisation that monitors the commitments Governments in the Eastern African countries have made to advancing women's concerns. The SMS campaign reflects on the girl child in Kenya and the region that has suffered unbearable atrocities as a result of the post-election violence. We stand... Read More
Fri, 12/07/2007 - 08:13
Staff at Women'sNet are buzzing around, for the last bit of organising before our workshop. 23 girls and 7 mentors from around the country will be joining us for a "Girls against Violence" learning event and tonight we will welcome them with a braai (or barbecue!). From the 7th to the 12th of December, the girls will be setting their own agenda, and discussing issues that they identify as important. They will speak to the media and other... Read More
Wed, 11/28/2007 - 09:31
Join us to Speak Out, Stand Out, and Commit to preventing Violence against Women during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence With your participation, WOUGNET in collaboration with Womensnet, South Africa and APC-Africa-Women (AAW), will be conducting an SMS-based campaign. The idea is to send out SMSs on each of the 16 Days of Activism that will allow individuals and organisations to Speak Out, Stand Out, and Commit to preventing... Read More
Tue, 11/27/2007 - 16:05
our organisation apc wnsp in cooperation with other women organisations launched an online campaign last year called takebackthetech (more about the campaign here) calling bloggers and feminist ict users to write about violence ...