Tag: Harmful Traditional Practices

Spotlight on Nirmala Gurung

Nirmala is a young woman who currently lives in Nepal. She has an academic background in medical microbiology, is currently specialising in rural development, and works as a Young Women’s coordinator for the YWCA in Nepal. Nirmala became active in the movement in 2013, when she participated in the Rise-Up […]

Leadership at YWCA Malawi

By Kumilonje Dzabala, YWCA of Malawi When anyone hears the term “woman leader”, the initial thought is always along the lines of president, parliamentarian, or chief of a village…something politically inclined. When challenged to think about women leaders a little more, then more interesting answers come up…mother, church leader, older sister, […]

The Horror of the Little Lioness

By Maureen Magak, YWCA of Kenya  One morning two little girls were compelled to tell their story maybe by something deep inside them that was curiously dying to know if all the women in the world had the same fate as theirs.The two girls who were at the tender ages […]