International Artist working on women's rights, human rights and humanitarian issues around the world - with decades of experience working for the United Nations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Read More:www.salmazulfiqar.com
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With East Africa rapidly emerging as one of the the world's creative and entrepreneurial hotspots, UNESCO is launching a new project in Uganda on 27 July to strengthen the country's cultural industries and the skills of creative professionals.
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Cuba's world of music and audiovisual production is beginning to open up with concert performances and documentary and feature film production growing, reinforcing the need for creative professionals to find new ways in promoting and strengthening their work.
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Zahra Ugaas Farah says her mission in life is to champion women's rights in Somalia to promote peace. When war broke out in the early 1990s, Zahra says she could not watch the unfolding chaos and bloodshed without taking action.
08/03/2013 09:41 GMT
In 1979, newly recruited policewoman, Asha Hassan Hussein, was the first female to ride a police motorcycle to patrol the streets of Mogadishu.
05/11/2012 12:23 GMT
Shaping Somalia's Political Landscape: Halima Ismail Ibrahim - Co-Chair Technical Selection Committee
At the age of 15 Halima Ismail Ibrahim was already advocating for women's rights at her high school in Afgoye, 30 km from Mogadishu. With or without a functioning state, as a passionate and committed human rights activist and recently appointed the Co-Chair of the Technical Selection Committee (TSC), Halima has been working for the poor, human rights and with youth for decades.
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