FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund mobilizes resources, funds and strengthens the participation and leadership of young feminist activists globally. The goal of The Young Feminist Fund (FRIDA) is to provide accessible, strategic and responsive funding for young feminist-led initiatives, and to strengthen the capacity of young feminist organizations to both leverage their own resources and increase their social change impact. FRIDA invites applications from groups led by young women and transgender youth under 30 years of age for grants of up to USD 5,000. >>>
The summit will be held in Tel Aviv, on December 4th-10th, 2011.
The International LGBTQ Youth Leaders’ Summit is a professional six-day seminar. A hundred young leaders will participate, coming from Europe, the United States, Asia, Africa and Latin America. We perform outreach to bring LGBTQ leaders from countries that persecute them for their identities and beliefs. The seminar will focus on providing useful tools for creating and leading social change. >>>
25/05/2011 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
Much attention has been focused on the process of radicalisation of young men in the areas of Pakistan that border Afghanistan. Peshawar, the town near the border between the two countries, is infamous for being the centre of a vibrant industry and trade in homemade guns. For more than two decades, violence has become the dominant currency of almost every aspect of life in this area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, once known as the North West Frontier Province.
So it takes remarkable courage for a 16-year-old girl to decide to challenge how this culture of violence was reinforcing and strengthening the oppression of women. >>>