Inspiring Thursday : Zuzana Čaputová

“I want to be the voice of those who are not heard…I’m not here to rule, I’m here to serve.” Zuzana Čaputová was born in 1973 in Bratislava, then Czechoslovakia. She grew up in a middle-class family near Bratislava. She graduated at the Faculty of Law and soon after that started her career in Open …

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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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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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Visions Of The Future #25yearsWAVE

The WAVE Network is standing on the shoulders of great feminist activists who strengthened women’s rights in Europe for the last 25 years. It is growing ever since and consists of 160 members, some of which we recently met on the #WAVEblog. Nonetheless, sharing our visions of the future and creating a strong intergenerational activism …

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Announcement: The 2nd generation of WAVE Youth Ambassadors

WAVE jury has made the selection for 14 candidates to become the next WAVE Youth Ambassadors.  The following candidates have been chosen: Sabiha Azad from WALES (UK) Mia Bradić from CROATIA Ginevra Candidi from ITALY Alina Cebotari from MOLDOVA Çeçilia Gazulli from ALBANIA Myrto Karydi from GREECE Krisztina Les from HUNGARY Alexandra Muntean from ROMANIA …

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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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