Journalist, activist and student Shroq Al-Qaesemi has never stood on the sidelines. She started recording and photographing the war in Yemen using just her phone. Forced to leave the country, she remains as active as ever to advocate for a Yemeni peace process that includes women. Shroq is a co-founder and media assistant at Women4Yemen, a network of women working in media, human rights and civil society, which aims at making peace and achieving stability for Yemen by mobilizing, advocating, and empowering women. But don’t take it from us. Watch below to hear Shroq’s incredible story in her own words.
Earlier this year Shroq attended Claiming Our Space: Emerging Feminist Voices for Peace—our summit co-hosted by Nobel peace laureate, Leymah Gbowee, and the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa!
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