At Women of the World Festival 2013, London Southbank Centre, with Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Rita Ray, Jessica Horn , Meklit Hadero and Ponsto Mafete.
Theo Sowa is Chief Executive Officer of the African Women’s Development Fund based in Ghana. She has extensive experience as an independent advisor on a wide range of international and social development issues. Her work on women’s rights has a special focus on their promotion and protection in armed conflict situations, the strengthening of women-focused […]
Netty Musanhu is the Executive Director of Musasa Project based in Harare, Zimbabwe. For over 20 years, Musasa Project has been working to confront gender-based violence, support women and children affected by domestic violence, and lobby nationally for legal and legislative reform. Musasa Project supports women’s needs by providing shelter services, psychosocial and peer counselling, […]
SashOYA Simpson is a developing artist who embraces the principles of life while searching for her own truth through an exploration of art in its different forms, with a particular focus on storytelling in the various elements of theatre. She is currently the Associate Artistic Director and a PATI resident at Toronto’s holistic trans-disciplinary theatre […]
Jennifer Ayot is the Senior Legal Officer for War Child, where she works in Congolese and South Sudanese refugee settlements. Since graduating as a practicing Advocate in 2008, she has been working in post conflict Northern Uganda with a specialization in legal representation in courts of law for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, child […]
Marie-Jeanne Bachu Bahati Nyenyezi (Mama Bachu) has been the head of the City of Joy programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since its inception in 2010. The City of Joy is designed to heal the emotional trauma of women survivors of violence, treating 90 women and girls during 6 month sessions with psychotherapy […]
Jessica Horn is the former Senior Advisor to the African Institute for Integrated Responses to Violence Against Women and HIV/AIDS (AIR). An international feminist activist, writer, and consultant, she has worked for over 15 years supporting organizations, donors and the UN to deepen analysis, shape policy and funding, and refine interventions to defend women’s rights […]
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