Shahab Siavash: Pen, Paper and Passion

“I believe that when done successfully, typography can transcend its craft and become a true art, and this is a feeling that has been expressed through Persian art. I believe that talent holds no barriers. ”

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Zainab Naziri: Leaps of Faith

“I won’t grow when things are easy; I will grow when things are challenging.”

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“Women and Girls: From Adversity to Hope”: A Powerful Panel at the UN CSW

On Thursday, 17 March 2016, MALA co-sponsored a powerful panel, “Women and Girls: From Adversity to Hope” at the United Nations’ Headquarters for the UN CSW.

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HE NAMED ME MALALA at UN CSW Garners Global Audience

Over 160 people gathered together at the UN Church Center for the screening and panel discussion. The global audience included youth, men and women from all backgrounds, social policy makers, academics, and NGO representatives.

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Fariba Nawa: Boycotting for Change

“Studies show that gender segregation not only lowers the status of women — it’s the women serving the men at these parties I attended — but it has obvious adverse effects on their work and romantic relationships.”

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Together for Girls #EveryHourMatters Campaign

At CSW 2016 and in honor of Together for Girls’ ‪#‎EveryHourMatters‬ campaign, TfG invited global leaders to speak on a panel about the importance of rapid access to post-rape care.

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Serena Sans: The Green Girl

“We de-cluttered and donated what we don’t use and didn’t buy more. All of the changes benefit us but also the planet at large. Sometimes people tell me that they are unsure about where to start being more environmentally or health-conscious.”

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UN CSW: Domestic Violence Against Women & Girls: A Major Obstacle to Women’s Empowerment

Join us on March 18th with the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and NGO Committee on Sustainable Development to discuss domestic violence against women and girls, and its barriers to women’s empowerment.

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Khitam “Khit” Masoud: BLESSON

“I wanted to show my mother, sisters and all the women that they deserve to be loved the way they want to be. They deserve to be treated the way they want to be. By showing the world that I can leave home at 16, finish high school while working two jobs, living on my own and getting into college to make something of myself without a man doing it for me, was my only goal.”

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Farhana Rahman: You Sure You’re Not a Jew?

“Extremists are a sect of their own that bring shame, they go against our values and destroy our name. There are more Muslim Zionists and supporters than most even know of. They are educated, know better, and are full of love.”

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