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Month: November 2017

What does peace mean to me?

I am Mary Fatiya from the YWCA of South Sudan. As part of a project supported by Y-Global, I had the opportunity to participate in activities during Geneva Peace Week and speak on a panel during a side event  organised by World YWCA about the role of youth in preventing […]

The Power of Diversity in Conflict Resolution!

My name is Winifred and I am from Nigeria. I was fortunate enough to be chosen as the short-term intern at the World YWCA  in Geneva.  I have been privileged to witness this year’s Geneva Peace Week  as I completed my two week internship. Wow!!! It has been a really […]

Disability and Feminism

I am a 21 year old feminist from Zimbabwe.  Being a student at the University of Cape Town has opened my mind to different issues that are rarely discussed in public. I am interested in understanding Feminism from different perspectives, hence, I have been researching on Disability and Feminism. Just […]

Breaking the Taboo

If someone asked me before the training whether I wanted to deal with the topic of sexual and reproductive health, I would have hesitated to respond, and  would have said in frustration: NO. That’s because it was a bit embarrassing and unnecessary, as we got information on the subject through […]