Interviews

IWDN Member Beth Davis Interviews Guatemalan Women’s Rights Activist on Women’s Empowerment

International Women’s Democracy Network member Beth Davis interviews Guatemalan women’s rights activist Mildre Yaxon, of Oxlajuj B’atz’, or Thirteen Threads, on challenges and opportunities to women’s empowerment in Guatemala. Guatemala is currently ranked the most violent country against women in Latin America and has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the world. In […]

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Categories: Americas, Empowerment & Skills, Interviews, Spotlight

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“If women do not get their rights, this is not a democracy”

Originally posted on WLP’s blog “Our Vision & Our Voices.” WLP is IWDN’s Secretariat. In the weeks leading up to Monday’s historic election in Egypt, WLP talked with leading Egyptian women’s rights activist Amal Abdel Hadi about the upcoming elections and the future of women’s rights in the country. The following is a portion of […]

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Categories: Conflict & Transitions, Interviews, Middle East & North Africa, Spotlight

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NPR Interview: Asma Khader, foremost human rights activist in Jordan, on Women and Democratic Transition

Sisterhood is Global International/Jordan is WLP’s partners in Jordan. WLP is IWDN’s Secretariat. Can Arab Spring Improve Lives Of Women? Sisterhood is Global International/Jordan General Coordinator Asma Khader spoke with NPR on women’s role in the democratic transitions taking place in the MENA region: Click here to listen to Asma Khader on NPR’s “Tell Me More” with […]

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Categories: Conflict & Transitions, Interviews, Middle East & North Africa

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Young Ukrainian Female Democracy Activist Speaks Out

Ukraine’s young democracy activist Olena Prykhodko describes her greatest accomplishment as forming the Kharkiv Regional Council of High School Students, which was able to bring youth opinions on child welfare policies to the highest national decision-making level.

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Categories: Asia, Interviews, Youth

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