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FRIDA is FIVE! #FRIDAFlies

Sep 23, 2016 | Initiatives and Events
At the end of 2010, after several meetings organized and supported by the Association of Women’s Rights in Development, the Central American Women’s Fund, and the Global Fund for Women, Amina Doherty was hired as FRIDA’s founding Coordinator. It…
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Juliet Katongole: Breaking Out The Fear

Dec 15, 2014
“…I really didn’t know where I got the courage, and I talked about our security, health issues…”   listen to ‘Juliet Katongole: Breaking Out The Fear’ on audioBoom (function() { var po = document.createElement("script"); po.type = "text/javascript";…
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Michelle: My First Time

Dec 06, 2014
listen to ‘Michelle: My First Time’ on audioBoom // “It was my first time. It didn’t hurt although I expected it to. I think that helps, doesn’t it? You expect the worst and then it never really…
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Natasha Msonza: Expanding safe online spaces for women

Dec 06, 2014
“The more we encouraged women to grab the opportunities for self-expression and participation presented by the internet, the more we needed to raise and increase awareness of the associated risks, and detail threats as well.”   listen…
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Zahra: No

Dec 02, 2014
“…learning to say no is probably one of the most priceless gifts I have to share.”   listen to ‘Zahra: No’ on audioBoom // “I was a prime candidate for date rape. Prime. I would…
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Getting It Right: LGBT women and HIV/AIDS

Dec 01, 2014
By Tatenda Muranda, FRIDA Advisor, HOLAAfrica! co-founder and feminist activist Creative Commons photo by ttfnrob on flickr. Post-colonial Africa has become an exciting space for LGBT activism because of the vast possibilities for change. Within the African regional human rights system there is no explicit recognition of the right to non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but this has not stopped African LGBT movements from making headway in a number of important areas. Take for
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