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  • Empowering Immigrants in New York City, USA

    Meet Our Interns – Julia Busto

    Julia Busto lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn and is a full-time student at New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, pursuing an MPA in Health Policy and Management with a Specialization in Health Policy Analysis.

    Read post 10.18.2021 by Patricia Mars

  • Meet Our Interns – Lubiana Mahrin

    Lubiana is a junior at Baruch College majoring in Journalism. Her goal is to use her writing to empower others and share the stories of those that lack the platform.

    Read post 10.17.2021 by Patricia Mars

  • Meet Our Interns – Adam Balogun

    Adam is a senior at Baruch College majoring in Economics and minoring in Political Science.

    Read post 10.15.2021 by Patricia Mars

  • Meet Our Interns – Tyrone Lin

    Tyrone Lin is a sophomore at Baruch majoring in Finance. He enjoys taking long walks and exploring new places in New York City.

    Read post 10.13.2021 by Patricia Mars

  • Reflection on Sahiyo’s “Critical Intersections Between Anti-racism and FGC” Webinar

    Last month, Sahiyo hosted the webinar "Critical Intersections Between Anti-racism and FGC" which U.S. Executive Director Mariya Taher moderated. The four experts panelists who are survivors of FGM were Ms. Leyla Hussein, Ms. Aarefa Johari, Ms. Aissata M.B. Camara and Ms. Sunera Sadicali. They discussed oppression, racism, culture, and female genital mutilation and the ongoing struggles they face while campaigning to end the practice.

    Read post 08.14.2021 by Lubiana Mahrin

  • READ and ENDORSE the Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto

    Today we launched the Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto that was assembled as a result of regional consultations held last month with over 1500 young people from 45 African countries.

    Read post 11.25.2020 by Patricia Mars

  • TRANSCRIPT: African Young Women Beijing +25 Manifesto Launch

    Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the kickoff of the #16DaysOfActivism. We partnered with the African Union Youth Envoy for a High Level Intergenerational Dialogue where we presented the Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto and handed it over to the leadership at the African Union, UN Women, Action Coalitions leaders and Generation Equality Forum.

    Read post 11.25.2020 by Patricia Mars

  • UNGA75 Kickoff with the President of the United Nations General Assembly

    This year's session of the United Nations General Assembly is like no other as the world is under lockdown due to COVID19. For the first time in history, one of the world's most important meeting was be virtual as the world could not travel to New York City.

    Read post 09.30.2020 by Patricia Mars

  • BREAK THE SILENCE AWARDS

    Last night, during the High Level week of United Nations General Assembly, we came together to celebrate people who are breaking their silence to end gender based violence.

    Read post 09.26.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • SHAKE THINGS UP – A FORUM FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH

    “Shake Things Up – A Forum by Youth for Youth” is a youth dialogue to discuss global issues and develop action plans for which they are the drivers. The event was hosted by There Is No Limit Foundation with support from the Office of the African Union Youth Envoy

    Read post 09.24.2019 by Patricia Mars