Tag: meet our members
Mariya is the co-founder of Sahiyo, an advocacy organization that empower Dawoodi Bohra and other Asian communities to end Female Genital Cutting and create positive social change through dialogue, education and collaboration based on community involvement in India and the diaspora. Hear from Maryia about her work on FGM/C and tips on how you, too, can become an advocate.
Malingto is the founder of Cam-America Global Initiative for Social Change (CAGISC) and is a registered nurse and health professional. Hear from Malingo about women's rights advocacy issues in Cameroon and Sustainable Development Goal 5.
Listen to Alliance member Dr. Nada M. Ibrahim Aljubori, founder and president of the Iraqi Organization for Women and Future NGO talk about her work, the issues women and girls are facing in Iraq and what she thinks needs to happen to promote gender and social justice in her country.
Mary is the Founder and President of the Afghan Women Skills Development Center (AWSDC) in Afghanistan. AWSDC is a member of Women Thrive's Alliance for Women's Solutions.
Listen to Madalo, Program Director at CRECCOM (Malawi) and Women Thrive's Alliance for Women's Solutions member, talk about how her organization works with communities, cultural and traditional leaders and policy-makers to bring about change and gender equality.
Listen to Aissa, a Cameroonian activist, describe how life and work in the extreme north of the country have changed since Boko Haram's terror spree.
***The following blog post was submitted by Women LEAD Nepal, an Alliance member from Nepal.***
At Women LEAD, we strive to reach Sustainable Development Goal 5 or the goal to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls,” by equipping young women with the skills and tools required to be change-makers in their community.