Action Items on the Forum on Women Site

Action Items are what sets the Forum on Women site apart from resource libraries and other websites to support human rights activists. Using action items allows facilitators to invite general site users to support their work by completing tasks while on the Forum on Women site. An action item allows you to ask site visitors…

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Uploading Media Resources as a Conversation Facilitator

On the left-hand screen menu, click “manage content” In the upper left-hand corner, click the create button Scroll to the media type which represents the resource you want to upload. Resource classifications include: Action item Article Audio Conversation Event Hero Image Opportunity Organization Profile PDF Profile Project Profile Resource Roundtable Video Web Resource In the…

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Saad Eddin Ibrahim: “Human rights and democracy are a matter of principle, and they should be supported across the board.”

Being thrown in an Egyptian prison for a few years along with 20 co-workers might convince some activists that they needed to change their approach. Not Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Indeed, the leading human rights activist and founder of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies brushes off the experience. He sees his incarceration and…

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I See in You a Strong Woman

I SEE IN YOU A STRONG WOMAN Tondana Fatima Seebaway   Determined to change your circumstances On a mission for a better life Leaving your home from far yonder Into a foreign town Where you know no one About to live a less dignifying life.   I see in you a strong woman   You…

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Mother – Greatest Gift of Creation

MOTHER – GREATEST GIFT OF CREATION Rabiu Alhassan Beneath her feet is the foundation of eminence. Her name I treat as the emblem of prominence. In those toiling nine she struggles to care. Even if she isn’t fine She toils to get us there. In her solemn love she carries the protrusion. Always to live…

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A Victim of Culture

A VICTIM¬† OF CULTURE Hamza Ayub     I am Adiza, Am I wrong to be Faiza? Or find myself to be Fairuza. Hmmmmm! What’s my difference with Yahuza? Or my friend Hamza? I have been resided to the kitchens, I am only useful on the farms. I am a prisoner, I am in chains,…

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