Inspiring Thursday: WAVE Network

WAVE stands for Women against Violence Europe and is a network of European women’s NGOs and other organizations working in the field of combating violence against women and children. Established in 1994, WAVE is a network organization composed of 160 women’s organizations in 46 European countries. WAVE’s central task is to raise awareness of all forms …

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Inspiring Thursday: Elizabeth Podnieks

This Inspiring Thursday is published as part of our Elder Abuse Awareness week with WAVE Project MARVOW. To know more, follow us on Facebook! Founder of the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA), the Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (ONPEA), and Vice President of the International Network for the …

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Inspiring Thursday: Silvia Federici

“Silvia Federici’s work embodies an energy that urges us to rejuvenate struggles against all types of exploitation and, precisely for that reason, her work produces a common: a common sense of the dissidence that creates a community in struggle.” — Maria Mies Silvia Federici (*1942 in Parma, Italy) is an Italian feminist theorist, activist, teacher …

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Inspiring Thursday: Elif Shafak

“Many women are demanding equality, demanding justice. They want to build their own lives, build a better future for their children. But this shift in power comes with a dangerous backlash.” Elif Shafak is an award-winning British-Turkish novelist. She writes in both Turkish and English and has published 18 books. Shafak is an activist for …

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Inspiring Thursday: Michela Murgia

Il rispetto per le persone comincia dalle parole che usi per definirle. Per questo non staremo zitte. Mai più.  Respect for people starts from the words used to defined them. For this reason, we will not shut up. Never again. Michela Murgia is an Italian writer and activist, born in Sardinia in 1972. Most of …

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