Tag Archives : Women’s Rights- Human Rights on the way to Gender Democracy

Madeleine Hamsétou Ouédraogno (Burkina Faso)

Coordinator at Koom Association Coordinator of an NGO which operates in rural areas with women and girls: number 5000 business areas literacy / education, agriculture, livestock, environment protection, health, rights and citizenship, culture of peace, communication for behavior change all that relates to the development of the vulnerable population in rural areas. Association aims the […]


Saa:phu (Education For All) (Napal)

Story 1: “Jamuna: Started to learn letter at the age of 40”   Jamuna, she is an unmarried lady who spent her life serving her family and raring her younger brother. She did not get opportunity to enroll in school and go for formal education. After devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015; she came in […]

Xinlan Ma (China)

“ ——————————————————– 10 years later: 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. […]


Stop Acid Attacks Team (India)

  In the shadow of the Taj Mahal a group of strong women, all survivors, have come together to run a café. Sheroes’ Hangout is a café near the Taj Mahal, Agra, which is run by five women, Ritu Saini, Chanchal Kumari, Neetu Mahor, Gita Mahor and Rupa, who have all survived acid attacks. In India, acid attacks, possibly […]

Laxmi Bakhadyo (Nepal)

  Laxmi Bakhadyo, was born in middle class family in 1989. She was grown up as normal girl child but her ambition and her schooling made her a social worker who devotes life for social justice and community empowerment. She had completed her graduate in 2014 from Kathmandu School of Law, a community college in […]


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Rebecca Gomperts (Netherlands)

—————————– After 10 years: Rebecca Gomperts studied medicine and visual arts in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. After her studies she became an abortion provider and sailed as a ships doctor and environmental activist on board the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. While sailing in South America she met many women who greatly suffered due to lack of […]

Shirin Banu (Bangladesh)

  ————————————–   After 10 years: During the last ten years, Shirin Banu continued relentlessly to work with women from the local communities, helping to organize people at local level. She is involved in many NGOs.   But, despite holding a leading position at PRIP Trust and being one of the former freedom fighters, Shirin […]



Rokeya Kabir (Bangladesh)

————————————– After 10 years (2015): Despite the very difficult years between 2002 and 2009, when BNPS as an organisation and Rokeya Kabir personally had to go through a lot of constraints due to governmentt reprisal, Rokeya and a few others did not give up. Although they had to let go most of their staff, as […]

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Emma Watson (United Kingdom)

    Emma Watson has been involved in a number of famous film including Harry Potter. She is also a well-known model and get a BA in English literature from Brown University. Even if she gained a lot of success in many ways, she did not complacent, but to use her influence to promote the […]