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How to Build Peace During a Pandemic

As the coronavirus continues to change the way our society and communities interact, we are left wondering what will happen to the momentum that the peacebuilding movement has cultivated. Will activists and advocates get pushed to the fringe? Or will they rise to the challenge and continue to build peace during a pandemic?

Activists across the globe use new and old techniques to help them achieve their goals—and we are taking note.

Here are six strategies and tactics that will bolster your activities to build peace during a pandemic.

Míriam Hatibi on Activism Against Islamophobia by We Belong for Girls' Globe

Míriam Hatibi on Activism Against Islamophobia

For the third episode of We Belong Podcast, we take you to Spain to meet Míriam Hatibi. Míriam is an activist against racism and islamophobia and the author of ‘Look Me in the Eye’ and ‘Leila’.

Is the Climate Change Movement Too White? By Chante Moos for Girls' Globe

Is the Climate Movement too White?

I believe it is important to highlight the work of black and brown girls in the climate change movement. They have to endure multiple forms of discrimination in society. But intersectionality is not as simple as suddenly featuring more minorities in the media so that the aesthetics do not look so bad. It’s about listening to activists’ concerns and giving diverse voices the opportunity to lead as well. This counts for all movements. Intersectionality is essential if we want a cause to be effective.

Support for Activists during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Equality, Rights and Justice in a Time of Crisis: Support for Activists during the Coronavirus Pandemic

2020. The year to rally around the climate, human rights, peace, and development – with 10 years to go until the Sustainable Development Goals are due. It is also the year to celebrate the wins for gender equality during the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action. Yet, here we are – in the middle of an unprecedented global pandemic that has reached every country in the world.

How do we continue our activism in this time of crisis?

Is there Light at the End of the Tunnel for Women in Sudan?

Is there Light at the End of the Tunnel for Women in Sudan?

Despite ongoing challenges, the future is beginning to look brighter for the women of Sudan. Unlike in previous years, Sudan’s women welcomed the 2019 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence campaign. The campaign was even acknowledged by Prime Minister Hamdok himself, setting a completely different tone to that of his predecessor.

Nomtika Mjwana shares her power message through a megaphone

Power Advice for Activists from Nomtika Mjwana

Nomtika Mjwana is an activist for sexual and reproductive health and rights from South Africa. Many women and girls may be struggling to claim their space when fighting for human rights, social justice or gender equality. In this recorded monologue for Girls’ Globe, Nomtika shares her power advice to activists and advocates worldwide.

Nomtika encourages you to know that you are not alone, to dare to challenge power and to not be afraid to take up space. Watch and listen to this piece of power advice to girls.

women's reproductive health is under attack Essure Bayer

Women’s Reproductive Health is Under Attack

The United States was the last country to stop selling Essure to the public. Other parts of the world, including Canada, Europe and the United Kingdom, either chose to discontinue the device or had it pulled from their markets by Bayer.

Time to Disarm the Patriarchy

We are building a new generation of peace and disarmament activists and amplifying diverse women’s voices in the disarmament sphere.

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