Feminists We Love – Yara Sallam, Egypt

This interview by Hakima Abbas was originally shared on ‘the feminist wire‘ on the 1st of March 2013   Yara Sallam is the Women Human Rights Defenders Program manager at Nazra for Feminist Studies, the first program in Egypt that focuses on women human rights defenders.  Yara previously worked as a professional legal assistant at […]

Register now for AFF & APC webinar: ‘Feminist Cyborgs: Activism, Fundraising and Security Online’

Please register for ‘Feminist Cyborgs: Activism, Fundraising and Security Online’. on Dec 3, 2012 1:00 PM GMT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5124936193595694592 This webinar will examine the idea of the feminist cyborg. The feminist cyborg is at home both online and offline, and her activism is reflected in her online life (whether it is through blogs, tweets and […]

The Power of We: Cyber Friendships, Feminism and Solidarity

I am not quite sure exactly when I started to strongly feel the power of ‘we’. Perhaps it was at the 2nd African Feminist Forum which I attended in Kampala, Uganda in 2008. Or it was in the informal listserve that Hakima Abbas, Minna Salami, Amina Doherty and I seem to have simultaneously borne. Maybe […]