Sista dagen är nu här för deltagarna i det internationella utbildningsprogrammet UNSCR 1325 Kvinnor, Fred och Säkerhet. Jag känner mig oerhört stärkt och privilegierad att jag har fått dela två fantastiska veckor i Amman med dessa underbara och starka människor. … Continue reading →
Women’s rights activists Yanar Mohammed (Iraq) and Eva Abu Halaweh (Jordan) visisted Sweden this week. Here discussing violence against women during a panel in the Swedish parliament. Photo: Kvinna till Kvinna/Karin Råghall
Another week at work has passed. It’s just that it was not “just another week”.
It was a week when I got to meet activists from South Sudan, Georgia, DR Congo, Liberia, Colombia, Iraq and Jordan – here in Stockholm. I guess I don’t need to say that this doesn’t happen every week.
I only met our guests shortly. But it was enough for me to start thinking about how fantastic it is to meet people from different parts of the world; who all have a vision of a world where people conceived as “women” are not seen as second class citizens.