Yara Sallam

African Feminist Forum Working Group statement in solidarity with women human rights defenders arrested and detained in Cairo

As the African Feminist Forum Working Group we are distressed to hear that nine women human rights defenders were arrested on 21 June 2014 in Cairo after participating in a peaceful protest against the Protest and Public Assembly Law[1]. The nine women are: Yara Sallam, Sanaa Seif, Hanan Mustafa Mohamed, Salwa Mihriz, Samar Ibrahim, Rania […]

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 […]

Resource Materials from Webinar on ‘Feminist Cyborgs: Activism, Fundraising and Security Online’

We had a great webinar today in spite of some technical hitches. Thank you for participating. Please find attached the power points from our resource people: Jan Moolman Feminist Cyborgs: Online Security Yara Sallam Online Activism: a case study from Egypt Spectra Asala Feminist Cyborgs- Online fundraising You can also check out the live blog […]

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 […]