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Sister Namibia – Feminist Magazine & Media House

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Sister Namibia – Feminist Magazine & Media House

This post is part of our reports from a pre-study that Listeners Without Borders conducted with ABF Malmö funded by the Olof Palme International Center. Sister Namibia is a feminist magazine that has started to involve themselves in practical feminist work, on top of publishing their magazine and lobbying for women’s rights. In a meeting…

Pots of Hope – planning for children’s and women’s rights

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Pots of Hope – planning for children’s and women’s rights

This post is part of our reports from a pre-study that Listeners Without Borders conducted with ABF Malmö funded by the Olof Palme International Center. We arrived at Windhoek airport on a Saturday, rented our car and drove to Finkenstein Estate, a beautiful, privileged community outside of Windhoek. Casper Erichsen, Director of Positive Vibes, and…

Namibian Women’s and Children’s Rights Project

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Namibian Women’s and Children’s Rights Project

In cooperation with ABF Malmöhttp://www.abf.se/skane/malmo, Ariella Percat and Fredrik Eklöf from Listeners Without Borders, comducted a pre-study in Namibia in April-May. Our aim was to lay the foundation for a project with the local CBO (Community Based Organisation) Pots of Hope, a project that the Olof Palme International Center is looking into financing. During the…

First Stop Pretoria – Human Rights Development Initiative

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First Stop Pretoria – Human Rights Development Initiative

First meeting of the Namibian pre-study was with director Asha Ramgobin and her team at Human Rights Development Initiative (HRDI) in Pretoria, South Africa. HRDI have built and trained lawyers at 16 legal aid clinics at universities around Africa, offering free legal services to people who can’t afford it. HRDI are closing down, after having…

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