Videos of Wikipeacewomen


 

20171113 Interview – Nuria Costa

Nuria Costa’s Profile
· Founder of Mexican Women’s Network
· Nominated as one of the 1000 PeaceWomen for Nobel Peace Prize 2005
· Coordinator of Latin America and the Caribbean for Livelihood and Ecology Programme of PeaceWomen Across the Globe
· Promoter of Ecovillages in Morelos and Guerrero, Mexico
· Promotional Group of Solidarity Economy in Mexico
· One of the Founding Members of Global University for Sustainability
On 13 November 2017, at the Lingnan University, Hong Kong, Nuria Costa talked to Professor Lau Kin Chi about her personal history.

The video was edited by Lee Kiu Chi and produced by Global University for Sustainability in December 2017.

For more reference, please visit Global University for Sustainabililty web site : http://our-global-u.org/oguorg/

 

 20171113 Interview – Tang Li Fang

Tang Li-fang
– Founder of Yunlin Storyteller Association (2005)
– Founder of Yunlin Storyhouse (2007)
– Founder of Taiwan Bamboo Society (2013)
– Storyteller since 1998
– Blue Economy Ambassador of Gunter’s Fables (2011- )

On 13 November 2017, at the Lingnan University, Hong Kong, Tang Lai Fang to Professor Lau Kin Chi about her personal history.

The video was edited by Lee Kiu Chi and produced by Global University for Sustainability in December 2017.

For more videos and information of Global University for Sustainability, please visit our website: http://our-global-u.org/oguorg/

 

Blue Economy and Gift Economy by Nuria Costa and Tang Li-fang

Blue Economy and Gift Economy Poster.

 

 

On 13 November 2017, Nuria Costa and Tang Li-fang gave a seminar on “Blue Economy and Gift Economy” in Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China, which was jointly organized by Lingnan Gardeners and Global University for Sustainability.

 

 

 

 

 

Nuria Costa
— Founder of Mexican Rural Women’s Network
— Nominated as one of the 1000 PeaceWomen for Nobel Peace Prize 2005
— Coordinator of Latin America and the Caribbean for Livelihood and Ecology Programme of PeaceWomen Across the Globe
— Promotional Group of Solidarity Economy in Mexico
— One of the Founding Member of Global University for Sustainability

 

Tang Li-fang
– Founder of Yunlin Storyteller Association (2005)
– Founder of Yunlin Storyhouse (2007)
– Founder of Taiwan Bamboo Society (2013)
– Storyteller since 1998
– Blue Economy Ambassador of Gunter’s Fables (2011- )

For more details, please visit : http://our-global-u.org/oguorg/en/nuria-costa-blue-economy-and-gift-economy/

 

 

Seminar on Women Movements in Asia Building Peace

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On 7 July 2017, the Seminar on Women Movements in Asia Building Peace was held in Lingnan University, Hong Kong, as an extended activity of the Fourth South South Forum on Sustainability (SSFS4), and was co-organized by the Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan
University; Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives (ARENA); Global University for Sustainability (Global U); and WikiPeaceWomen (WPW).

The Seminar was moderated by Lau Kin Chi. The ten speakers were Watanabe Mina (Japan), Lee Jung Ok (Korea), Son Dug Soo (Korea), Clarisse Culla (Philippines), Amy Yeung (Hong Kong, China), Jessica Tso (Hong Kong, China), Chan Shun Hing (Hong Kong, China), Dai
Jinhua (Beijing, China), Tani Barlow (USA), and Auyeung Lai Seung (Hong Kong, China).

The video was edited by Lee Kiu Chi, and produced by Global University for Sustainability, August 2017.

For more details, please visit : http://our-global-u.org/oguorg/en/the-fourth-south-south-forum-on-sustainability-4-6-july-2017-2/

 

Dai Jinhua (China) (In Chinese)

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Name: Dai Jinhua
Position: Professor
Organisation: Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture, Peking University

Brief profile:Dai Jinhua is professor of the Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture, and director of the Centre for Film and Cultural Studies, Peking University. She focuses on mass media, film and gender studies. She has been to dozens of countries in different continents to give talks and teach as a visiting scholar. A well-known film critic, she has been invited to serve as adjudicator of prestigious film festivals. She has also been long involved in environmental and rural reconstruction movements. She is an author of 15 scholarly monographs and her work has been translated into dozens of languages including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Arabic.

 

Helena Norberg-Hodge

Helena

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Helena Norberg-Hodge is the founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC) and its predecessor, the Ladakminar : Connecting Over Soil
Speaker : HELENA NORBERG-HODGE
Moderator : CHEN Yun-chung

Helena Norberg-Hodge is the founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC) and its predecessor, the Ladakh Project. She is the author of Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh and co-author of Bringing the Food Economy Home. Her articles have appeared in numerous journals such as The Ecologist, Resurgence, and YES! magazine. Norberg- Hodge’s ground-breaking work in the Himalayan.

All over the Western world , increasing numbers of people are leaving their desk- bound lives to rediscover the joys of getting their hands dirty . Things are very different in the global South – while nearly half the population is still connected to the soil , farmers are being encouraged to leave the land by the millions . They are being made to feel ashamed of their farming traditions , ashamed of having their hands in the soil .

 

 Seminar by Lui Lai Hung (Hong Kong) (In Chinese)

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http://wikipeacewomen.org/wpworg/en/?page_id=6907

Lui Lai Hung, in this public seminar, conducted on 13 April 2017 at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, talked to the public about her life and thoughts, her work and involvement on Yuen Kong Kindergarten. This public seminar were co-organized by the Lingnan University Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan Gardeners, Global University for Sustainability and Wikipeacewomen.

 

Beijing Seminar of the Commemoration of the Tenth Anniversary of PeaceWomen (In Chinese)

Beijing SeminarAcross the Desert

1. Across the Globe on 13 June 2015

http://wikipeacewomen.org/wpworg/en/?page_id=3521

 

2. Across The Desert, Travel Through History: Commemoration of the tenth anniversary of PeaceWomen Across the Global and exchange visit in Inner Mongolia and Ningxia, 20-25 August  2015

http://wikipeacewomen.org/wpworg/en/?page_id=3466

 

Seminar by Chantana Banpasirichote (Thailand)

Chantana Banpasirichote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj5mLVT_STc

On 25 July 2016, at SSFS3, Chantana Banpasirichote gave a lecture on the Agrarian Questions in Asia.

 

Nimalka Fernando (Sri Lanka)

Nimalka

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbxv-bGBJoY

Dr. Nimalka Fernando is an attorney-at-law and women’s rights activist from Sri Lanka. She is a member of the Democratic People’s Movement in Sri Lanka, which is a coalition of people’s movements, NGOs and trade unions initiating action and dialogue for alternative development paradigms. She is President of the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) and the Women’s Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka. Nimalka is a founding member of Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives or ARENA and was a member of the ARENA Executive Board 1994 – 1997.

 

Zone Narito (Thailand)

Zone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKiryZFZufQ

Zone Narito, in this interview conducted on 21 November 2016 at the Institute of Peace and Development Studies (IIPDS), Bangkok, Thailand, talked to Lau Kin Chi and Sit Tsui Margaret Jade about her life history and her involvement in social movements.

 

Julie Richardson

Julie Richardson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=193&v=pEHQETxzygQ

In this interview conducted in Bristol, United kingdom, Julie Richardson, Senior lecturer in the Economics for Transition at Schumacher College, on 11 July 2014, talked to Lau Kin Chi, Erebus Wong and Sit Tsui about her life and thought.

 

Nuria Costa Leonardo (Mexico)

Nuria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdlOxK7xY8w

Name: Nuria Costa Leonardo
Title: Directora General
Organisation: Red Mexicana de Mujeres S.C.

Brief profile:
In the interview conducted on 22 October 2015 in Berne, Switzerland, during the 10th anniversary event held by PeaceWomen Across the Globe (PWAG), Nuria Costa Leonardo, Regional Representative of PWAG, talked to Lau Kin Chi about her family, her childhood and teenagers in Mexico. She recounted the happiest moments in her life and narrated her work in the community in Mexico.

 

Sonja Lokar (France)

Sonja

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHDOcrppY5o

Name: Sonja Lokar
Title: Professor of sociology and French language
Position: Coordinator of the Ljubljana Office of the CEE Network for Gender Issues
Organization: CEE Network for Gender Issues

Brief profile:

  • Left wing politician
  • feminist
  • former MP
  • working for the last 25 years as a peace and activist and feminist, mostly in the former socialist countries of the Balkans and CIS and in Arab spring countries

 

Chantana Banpasirichote (Thailand)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj5mLVT_STc

On 25th July 2016, at SSFS 3, Chantana Banpasirichote gave us a lecture on the Agrarian Questions in Asia.

 

Maria Eugenia Santana (Mexico)

Maria

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Name: Maria Eugenia Santana
Title: Doctor
Organisation: Autonomous University of Chiapas

Brief profile:

  • Holding both a PhD and a BA in Social Anthropology
  • Having been a social activist in Chiapas, Mexico since 1983
  • Professor at the Autonomous University of Chiapas since 1991
  • Her main interest is the Economy of Solidarity: promoting reciprocal exchanges between town and country, and between academia and civil society

The interview was conducted in Spanish, with consecutive interpreting into English.

In this interview conducted in Peru on 3 August 2014, Professor Maria Eugenia Santana, Autonomous University of Chiapas, Mexico, talked to Lau Kin Chi, Erebus Wong and Sit Tsui about her life and thought.

 

Tani Barlow (U.S.)

Tani

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Name: Tani Barlow
Position: Professor
Organisation: Department of History, Rice University

Brief profile:

  • T. T. and W. F. Chao Professor of Asian Studies
  • Inaugural Director, Chao Center for Asian Studies, 2008-13
  • Senior Editor, positions: asia critique
  • Curator, My Voice Would Reach You, Spring 2014
  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 1985
  • M.A. University of California, Davis, 1979
  • B.A. San Francisco State University, 1975

Professor Tani Barlow, Professor of History of Rice University, USA, and Editor in Chief of Positions: East Asia Critique, talked to Professor Lau Kin Chi on 1 June 2016 at Lingnan University about her rebellious teenage years, her relationship with her father, her life as writer and editor, and what shapes her understanding of people and the world.

 

Beatriz Bissio (Brazil)

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Name: Beatriz Bissio S. N. Moreira
Title: Doctor (PhD)
Position: Professor
Organisation: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) / Department of Political Science

Brief profile:

  • PhD in History.  Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro).
  • Having worked for more than two decades as a journalist in the international arena,
  • Correspondent for various media in Latin America
  • Founder, director and editor of the magazines Third World (1974-2006), Ecology and Development (1991-2006) and Revista do Mercosur (1992-2006)
  • Having interviewed personalities such as Sean MacBride, Nelson Mandela, Agostinho Neto, Fidel Castro, Yasser Arafat, Samora Machel, Muammar Gaddafi, Saddam Hussein, Xanana Gusmao, Julius Nyerere, General Omar Torrijos, General Velasco Alvarado
  • Coordinator of the International Relations Committee of the Government of the Brazilian State of Maranhão – Dr. Jackson Lago´s Administration – 2007-2009

On 30 October 2015, at the Bandung+60 Conference in Indonesia, Beatriz Bissio, Professor at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), talked to Lau Kin Chi and Sit Tsui about her life experiences related to her childhood, family, study, work of journalist, colleagues and hardship during the time of Brazilian dictatorship.

 

Sima Samar (Afghanistan)

Sima Samar

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Name: Sima Samar
Position: Regional Representative
Organisation: Peace Women Across the Globe

Brief Profile:

  • Doctor from Afghanistan
  • Laureate of the Right Livelihood Award (2012).
  • The first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women’s Affairs in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2002
  • Chair of the first Human Rights Commission in the history of Afghanistan
  • Founder and current chair of the Shuhada Organisation which focuses on livelihood projects, human and women’s rights, and literacy campaigns for women.

In the interview conducted on 22 October 2015 in Berne, Switzerland, in the mid of the 10th anniversary event held by PeaceWomen Across the Globe(PWAG), Sima Samar, currently as chair of Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, told Lau Kin Chi about her family, her education and her work, especially of building a hospital and school within Afghan society. She also shared her time when her brothers and her husband were taken away in mass arrest in 1979, during the time of the Soviet’s occupation in Afghanistan. What’s more, she spoke about her experience of being Minister of Women’s Affairs of (Afghanistan). Throughout the interview, various aspects of life she shared are mostly related to women empowerment and the fight for women’s rights.

 

Ute Scheub (Deutschland)

Ute Scheub

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Name: Ute Scheub
Position: Regional Representative
Organisation: Peace Women Across the Globe

Brief profile:

  • Founding member of the German Women´s security Council – a NGO lobbying for the implementation of UNSCR 1325 concerning women, peace and security in the foreign policy of Germany and EU
  • Co-founder of the newspaper taz In 1978/79
  • Former editor of ecological issues for the newspaper taz
  • Former member of the editorial team of international and local news for the newspaper taz
  • Editor for feminist affairs for the newspaper taz
  • Having been working as a freelance journalist and publicist for various newspapers and magazines since 1997
  • Having written 17 books, as well as numerous articles, short stories and essays
  • Co-foundeder of Frauenaktion Scheherazade, which runs various projects for women and children in the Afghan province of Nimruz
  • Having received various prizes, including one for her website visionews which publishes good news and success stories about women and men who end or prevent conflicts.

In the interview conducted on 22 October 2015 in Berne, Switzerland, in the mid of the 10th anniversary event held by PeaceWomen Across the Globe(PWAG), Ute Scheubr, Ute Scheubr, Regional Representative of PWAG, talked to Lau Kin Chi about her family, her complicated feelings towards his Nazi father. She also deals with differences in attitudes towards Nazi Germany among German societies by discussing peace movement in Germany. Moreover she explained the failure of Germany to bring radical changes in 25 years after the fall of Berlin Wall by mentioning complexity in history of Germany.

 

Melanie Budianta (Indonesia)

Melanie Budianta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEDusgLvfkg

Name: Melanie Budianta
Position: Professor
Organisation: Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Indonesia

Brief profile:

  • Professor of literature and cultural studies at the Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta
  • Having been working on the issue of cultural diversity and tolerance, anti-violence and women’s empowerment.

Professor Melani Budianta teaches at University of Indonesia, Jakarta. On 1st November 2015, in Jakarta of Indonesia, she talked to Dr. Lau Kin Chi and Dr. Sit Tsui about her family, friends, colleagues, education, work of teaching at university and her involvement in different movements. Mainly, the interview is showing how her life was related to two significant parts of Indonesian history – the convergence of democratic movement and riot in 1998; and circumstances of 1965 in which there was violence not only against Chinese but also communists.

More specifically, she shares her experience of witnessing 1998 of Indonesia when there came a political progress fostered by the democratic movement, atrocities against Chinese and sexual violence against Chinese women. Plus, she reflected on her role of a scholar-activist. And then she revealed how she got involved in a group helping the victims and how she noticed increasing awareness of the de-politicized people from various professions, towards the politics surrounding the riot. Together with her colleagues, she helped to launch the forum exploring reasons lying behind such extreme violence in the riot. By examining contemporary political atmosphere and nature of Indonesia government respectively before and after 1998, she pondered over openness and comprehensiveness of today’s public talk on various issues including politics, races, genders, religions and so on. Looking back at 1965 and its related past, she projected a complicated picture of relationships among different political parties, religious groups, communists and races through her childhood memory. She called for alternative ways to look at the history of that time. She further added that there is a legacy of the past in the present.

 

Anita Rampal (India)

Anita Rampal

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Name: Anita Rampal
Title: Prof. / Dr.
Position: Dean of Faculty of Education, University of University of Delhi

Brief Profile:

  • Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Delhi
  • Granted Ph.D in physics
  • Having been a Scientist of the University Grants Commission, Fellow of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library
  • Having held the Nehru Professor Chair at the University of Baroda
  • Having worked at the grassroots in rural schools of India with school teachers to devise child-centered curricula, teaching learning materials and teaching strategies
  • Former adviser for the new sets of books for schools in India prepared under the path breaking constructivist National Curriculum Framework 2005 of the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), the apex curriculum and training body in India.
  • Member of a number of high ranking committees and consultation groups formed by the Government of India that have been discussing reforms of Higher Education.

 

Margret Kiener Nellen

Margret Kiener

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On 21st October 2015, in Berne, Switzerland, Margret Kiener Nellen, lawyer, a board member of Peace Women Across the Globe and a member of Swiss Parliament (National Council), talked to Lau Kin Chi about her re-election to Swiss Parliament, her background and how she gets to be what she becomes today.

 

Fatima Harrak (Morocco)

Fatima Harrak

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Name: Fatima Harrak
Title: Professor
Position: Researcher, former Director and former President
Organisation: Institute of African Studies, Rabat and CODESRIA, Dakar

Brief profile:

  • Historian and Political Scientist
  • graduate of the University of London SOAS and the IEP in Paris
  • Research scholar at the University Mohamed V Institute of African Studies
  • Visiting scholar at a number of African, European and U.S. universities
  • Author of several works on the history of Morocco and Moroccan-African Relations
  • Active member of CODESRIA

On 31 October 2015, at the Bandung+60 Conference in Indonesia, a historian Fatima Harrak talked to Lau Kin Chi and Sit Tsui about her education, family, friends and experience of learning Russian. More specifically, she talked about how the Cold War affected her decision over where to have her university education and how her family tradition has had an impact on her critical thinking.

Furthermore, she told Lau Kin Chi about her exploration of the places where different kinds of prominent movements occurred. She as a historian showed her interests in studying ideas, regions, religions and relationships among different places in historical aspect. She also expressed her thought on a progressive thinker Frantz Fanon who has an humanistic outlook on social issues and many essential questions. She further reflected on the nature of great writers or thinkers.

In the later part of the interview, she introduced some thinkers from Morocco and pointed out what she thought as important and urgent issues that people have to deal with.

 

Kamla Bhasin (India)

Kamla Bhasin

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Name: Kamla Bhasin
Title: Social Activist/Feminist. Advisor Sangat. Co-Chair PWAG. Core Committee member of One Billion Rising
Organisation: Sangat- A South Asian Feminist Network. Peace Women Across the Globe. One Billion Rising

Brief profile:

  • Social scientist by training
  • Socialist feminist by conviction
  • Having worked with the UN for 27 years on issues related to sustainable livelihoods, gender equality, justice, grassroots democracy, human rights etc. in Asia, especially in South Asia
  • Having written books, articles, songs, poems on all these issues.

Kamla Bhasin is Co-President of Peace Women Across the Globe (PWAG). On 22 October 2015, in the mid of the 10th anniversary event held by Peace Women Across the Globe (PWAG), she talked to Lau Kin Chi about her childhood, family, friends, education and work. She also revealed why she has been so involved in social changes. In the basis of her observation of her home village, she showed problematic role of girls at home and her gratefulness for her freedom in being outside and playing with other children, mostly boys. Apart from this, she made a reflection on Indian culture in which boys and girls were treated differently.

She commented how meaningless her university education in India was – there were numerous exams but no understanding and learning. When she studied Sociology in Germany, she started to think critically and hence to look at the world. Later when she worked at NGO, she discovered something that she has never learned from the university textbooks – poor status of rural areas and rural women / complexity in relations among environment, government, class and gender. Since then, she has been engaging in various campaigns or training programmes for the young.

 

Naruemon Thabchumpon (Thailand)

Naruemon

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Name:Naruemon Thabchumpon
Title: Assistant Professor, Dr.
Organization: Chulalongkorn University

Brief profile:

  •  Assistant professor and programme Director of the Master of Arts in International Development Studies at Faculty of Political Science of Chulalongkorn University
  • Her expertizes: comparative democracies, politics of human rights and development and the role of civil society organizations in Thailand and Greater Mekong Sub-region countries.

In this interview conducted on 8 March 2015 in Chiangmai University, Thailand, Naruemon Thabchumpon, professor at Chulalongkorn University, talked to Lau Kin Chi and Auyeung Lai Seung about her involvement in the academia and in politics in Thailand.

 

Maren Haartje

Maren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYuAaOxZVys

In the interview conducted on 22 October 2015, in Berne, Switzerland, Maren Haartje, former coordinator of PeaceWomen Across the Globe Association, talked to Lau Kin Chi about her family background and the course of how she has been focusing on issues including peace, war, violence and women.

 

Faiha Abdulhadi (Palestine)

Faiha

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Name: Faiha Abdulhadi
Title: Dr.
Position: Director General
Organisation: Al-Rowat for studies and Research

Brief profile:

  • PhD, Palestinian writer, poet, research consultant, community activist, and lecturer, in addition to a long life experience in various aspects of research, oral history, gender, and other issues of human interest.
  • founder and the Director General of Al-Rowat for Studies & Research.
  • Having published 12 books in addition to various studies and articles
  • Member of the Palestinian National Council
  • Board of Trustees Member at The Palestinian Center for Policy Research and Strategic Studies since 2011
  • Board of Trustees Member at  Yasser Arafat Establishment since 2008
  • International Editorial Board Member at Journal of Holy Land and Palestine Studies since 2015
  • Regional coordinator of the Women organization “Peace Women across the Globe” (PWAG).
  • Here is the link of her personal website: www.faihaab.com

On 22 October 2015, in Berne of Switzerland, in the mid of the 10th anniversary event held by Peace Women Across the Globe (PWAG), Faiha Abdulhadi, a member of the Palestinian National Council, told Lau Kin Chi about her childhood, family, education and work. She pointed out how her childhood was related to her commitment to people, women and her country and that her complex identity as a Palestinian and a woman provoked her reflections on connection among women’s oppression and the one of nation. What’s more, she talked about how inspirational literature was to her life and her work: inter-connections among different fields in literary world helped her understand the World and literary themes of love/ justice/peace gave rise to her desire to work on peace. She also shared diasporic experience and her stories of being imprisoned during Israeli Occupation( which could date back to 1967). She also talked about her life after being back to her homeland.

 

Margo Okazawa-Rey (USA)

Maargo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8cmy_4Cijw

Margo’s primary areas of research and activism: the interconnections of militarism, capitalism, and religious fundamentals and their impacts on women Having worked in East Asia, West Africa, and Palestine Member of International Board of Peace Women across the Globe in Bern Switzerland and of Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market Tennessee, USA In the interview conducted on 22 October 2015 in Berne, Switzerland, in the mid of the 10th anniversary event held by PeaceWomen Across the Globe(PWAG), Margo Okazawa Rey, PWAG’s regional representative of the US, told Lau Kin Chi about her time of living in Japan when her ‘hybrid’ family encountered refusal of Japanese traditional culture to embrace difference in races and its effect on her mother’s status in the family -being kicked out by Margo’s grandfather.

 

Seiko Ohashi (Japan)

Sekio

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDXU-YetZnM

 

Yin Yuzhen – Life in the Desert (China) (In Chinese)

Yin Yuzhen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCHlkK36SqM

 

Jin Meihua – Life Devoted to Education for Chinese Muslim Women (China)  (In Chinese)

Jin Meihua

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnyPV6o1cLc

On 25th August 2015, in her son’s flat located in Wuzhong, Ningxia, Jin Meihua talked about her 10 year life of teaching Chinese Muslim women and how important education is to Chinese Muslim Women.

 

Ma Xinlan – Her Life as A Teacher in A Chinese Muslim Community (China) (In Chinese)

Ma Xinlan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSiRKPBIx7E&t=388s

On 25th August 2015, in the office of Weizhou Ethnic Kindergarten, Weizhou, Tongxin County, Ningxia, Ma Xinlan talked to Lau Kin Chi about her long experience of being a teacher in the Chinese Muslim community and a problematic traditional perception of the role of a girl in Chinese Muslim families.