“You have to be a loud national voice if you’re ever to get anything done.”
Shireen Huq is a true mother of Bangladeshi feminism. The organization she helped found, Naripokkho, began in 1983, just 12 years after Bangladesh won its own independence. It has become a leading ...read more
16 Days of Activism
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a global annual campaign that brings attention to gender violence and highlights the work of activists all over the world. Each day from November 25th to December 10th, Nobel Women's Initiative highlights 16 grassroots women activists working for peace, justice and equality. Stay tuned for 16 Days of Activism 2016 and subscribe to have the spotlights sent right to your inbox!
“Every time that I feel my life is at risk, or there’s a threat to my family, the attempt to dissuade me from doing my work motivates me to keep going ahead.”
Sandra Maribel Sánchez is a veteran journalist in Honduras, and was one of the first female reporters to cover Congress. ...read more
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence starts Sunday! Over the next two weeks we will be profiling extraordinary women activists working globally for bold action!
You won't want to miss these amazing stories! Subscribe now to have them delivered directly to your inbox from November 25th to ...read more