Youth across Europe on the importance of the Istanbul Convention II

The backlash of right wing governments resulted in several European countries planning to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, a legal treaty that aims to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence, and thus aims to encourage peaceful living free from violence. On the International Peace Day, the current WAVE Youth Ambassadors along with …

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Youth across Europe on the importance of the Istanbul Convention I

The backlash of right wing governments resulted in several European countries planning to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, a legal treaty that aims to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence, and thus aims to encourage peaceful living free from violence. On the International Peace Day, the current WAVE Youth Ambassadors along with …

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THE POWER OF YOUTH: Viiktoria Shvaher

Viiktoria Shvaher is the 2nd generation WAVE Youth Ambassador from Ukraine and decided to interview felloew activist Polina Lynova for THE POWER OF YOUTH series. Polina is a senior at LCC International University studying International Relations and Development. She is an alumna of the FLEX program, which is a scholarship student exchange program administered by …

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THE POWER OF YOUTH: Mia Bradić

Mia Bradić is the 2nd generation WAVE Youth Ambassador from Croatia and decided to have a conversation with activist Nataša Vajagić for the series THE POWER OF YOUTH. The message behind the powerful interview is evident: Even the smallest action has its echo! Nataša Vajagić is a member of the Center for citizen’s initiatives in …

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THE POWER OF YOUTH: Hannah Svoboda

THE POWER OF YOUTH series started on 12 August 2020, the International Youth Day, and continues to shed light on youth engagement and youth activism inside and outside the WAVE Network and the WAVE Step Up! Campaign. Hannah Svoboda, 21 years old, is the second generation WAVE Youth Ambassador from Austria and conducted an interview …

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THE POWER OF YOUTH: Adriana S. Thiago

For THE POWER OF YOUTH series, the 2nd generation WAVE Youth Ambassador from Portugal, Adriana S. Thiago gives space to fellow activist Alyssa Ahrabare. Alyssa is a 25-year-old French feminist from Moroccan and Algerian origins. She has a Masters in International Law with a specialization in human rights and fundamental liberties, and she is an …

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THE POWER OF YOUTH: Antonella Crichigno & Ginevra Candidi

For the series THE POWER OF YOUTH, Italian WAVE Youth Ambassadors Antonella Crichigno (first generation) and Ginevra Candidi (second generation) decided to meet up and discuss what it means to be a feminist and why we need youth activism. Q: When did you become a feminist and what does it mean to you? A: When …

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THE POWER OF YOUTH: Cecilia Gazulli

Cecilia Gazulli, 2nd generation WAVE Youth Ambassador from Albania, shares her journey as a feminist activist in the series THE POWER OF YOUTH. It only takes one encounter to realize the importance of contributing to positive change in our society. My name is Cecilia, 26, born and raised in Shkoder, a big and important city …

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THE POWER OF YOUTH: Zvezdana Radulovic

On the International Youth Day 2020, we are highlighting worldwide the engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels. On 12 August, we are also launching our WAVE Youth Ambassador series entitled THE POWER OF YOUTH to shed light on the importance of youth inclusion in feminist movements and the fight against …

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