THE POWER OF YOUTH: Alina Cebotari

2nd generation WAVE Youth Ambassador from the Republic of Moldova, Alina Cebotari, conducted an interview with Irina, a young local activist, for the WAVE Youth Ambassador series THE POWER OF YOUTH. Have you ever thought about how and if young people can make a change? We did it and we are firmly convinced that young …

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THE POWER OF YOUTH: Sabiha Azad

Young voices need to be heard within the women’s movement! Often when we think of the women’s movement we tend to ignore children and young people as a whole. Many young people are challenging this and have engaged both at local and national levels to demand change. Izzy, aged 23 from Wales, UK has volunteered …

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THE POWEROF YOUTH: Alexandra Muntean

THE POWER OF YOUTH series is kicking off on the International Youth Day. The WAVE Youth Ambassadors share different experiences on how youth are making a change in their community in regards to stopping violence against women and girls. Furthermore, the ambassadors highlight the works and efforts of young activists in their respective countries and …

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Biased towards Racism

The importance of computer algorithms has been increasing in the decision-making process. The potential of the development of these tools is immensely vast, be it in hiring, online advertisement or healthcare. According to Business Insider, the spending on AI in healthcare was projected to grow at a 48% annual rate, between 2013 and 2017. As …

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WAVE CALL FOR YOUTH AMBASSADORS 2020

We are looking for the 2nd generation of WAVE Youth Ambassadors. Since October 2018, the WAVE Youth Ambassadors support the Step Up! Campaign in mobilizing and encouraging young people to raise awareness of the human rights violation that is violence against women and girls. Do you want to be part of a conscious, open-minded and …

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Child Marriage and the Georgian Example

Child marriage is driven by gender inequality and the belief that women and girls are somehow inferior to men and boys. Many girls who are married off before they turn 18 or are forced into early marriages are made to leave school, depriving them of their right to education and future independence. Child brides are also more …

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Treat yourself

Treat yourself with the right to say “NO!” Say “NO!”to those skinny fashion jeans that give you struggles and don’t have pockets. Treat yourself with that man perfume that you adore. Treat yourself with the right to say “NO!” to your boss who makes you cry in the bathroom. Treat yourself with a “NO!” to …

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The Gender Pay Gap & The Maternity Penalty

Gender inequality can be observed in a variety of contexts and is easily proved by the data. The salary gap between genders is still a concern that brings to the table a diversity of issues. In Portugal, the reported 2017 salary of a woman is, on average, 14,9% less than of a man. If we …

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Climate Change: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?

As you are reading this on your phone, tablet, or computer, bear in mind that your device is wasting a significant amount of energy, energy that will later be recharged to your device, and in most cases, this required energy doesn’t come from natural resources, i.e. it leaves behind a footprint – carbon emission at …

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