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As we celebrate International Women’s Day, Vice Versa Global celebrates three women who have gone an extra mile sacrificing time, energy and even using there own recources to cure problems being faced by women in their communities. Our reporter Nicera Wanjiru had a talk with Florence Adhiambo, Sarah Dafar and Zelpha Ingasiah. All from different informal settlements but driven by passion to change the situations women face. Little is know about these women.
A prison in Uganda has further improved the customization of sanitary towels. Mawosi – Make women smile – is the face behind it and with the earnings helps the women who are serving their time, with their children in prison. A story on a sensitive subject that shapes self-esteem more than is sometimes thought.
“It is important to uphold and observe ethics in mapping, data collection and packaging. This has proved to be quite a challenge. Approximately, only 30% of researchers and academia come back to the community to verify and share their collected data.” To get to grips with this issue and how to handle it, we talked to Nicera Wanjiru, a young activist driving change in her community and fighting for her community’s right to data and information.
In de 4e aflevering van The Youth Canvas presenteert Eunice Mwaura het verhaal van Pauline Juma, een 25-jarige overlevende van Sexual Gender Based Violence en oprichtster van ‘Rebirth of a queen.’ Van overlevende tot kampioen, vertelt ze haar verhaal en hoe het haar activisme heeft aangewakkerd. Pauline geeft slachtoffers niet alleen een thuis, maar ook hoop. Elke dag van het jaar is een dag van activisme tegen Sexual Gender Based Violence.