Inspiring Thursday: Sônia Guajajara

“Women around the world are starring in many fighting fronts. Indigenous women are committed to uniting all the rest of the world” (El Pais, 2019). Sônia Guajajara Sônia Guajajara was born on the 6th March of 1974 in a small village in the Amazon rainforest, Maranhão, Brazil. She is known worldwide for her fierce and …

Continue reading

Inspiring Thursday: Alice Urusaro Karekezi

Alice Urusaro Karekezi, an activist and lecturer with a background in law, has a long history of defending women’s rights in post-conflict settings. Karekezi has done most of her work in Kigali, Rwanda. With 20 years of experience fighting for women’s rights and gender-based violence in post-conflict settings, and regional peace and security. Karekezi is …

Continue reading

Inspiring Thursday #119: The WAVE Office!

To celebrate the New Year, we wish to present all the great women that will be working in the WAVE Office in 2020. Some of them have been here for almost five years while some are recent additions to the WAVE Office, but here is a presentation of our beautiful team! In 2019, we were …

Continue reading

Women Against Violence Europe: interview with Stephanie Futter-Orel

Stephanie Futter-Orel, WAVE’s  Executive Manager, is currently on maternity leave, but she shared a couple of words with us on the occasion of WAVE’s 25th anniversary. “I think having built this level of joint and collective support amongst women is something to be incredibly proud of. By joining all these voices and experiences and knowledge …

Continue reading