An artist became an activist – Interview with Gavin Weston

An artist became an activist – Interview with Gavin Weston

Gavin Weston is author of the novel Harmattan, (Myrmidon Books) – set in Niger, West Africa – which chronicles the early years of Haoua, a child bride growing up in the fictional village of Wadata. Weston was a volunteer with the American NGO Africare in the eighties and, since 2011, has been an ambassador for FORWARD, […]

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International Day of the Girl Event

In celebration of International Day of the Girl, We Talk Women is screening a film called Difret. Inspired by a true story, the film features a young Ethiopian girl and a tenacious lawyer embroiled in a life-or-death clash between cultural traditions and their country’s advancement of equal rights. When 14-year-old Hirut is abducted in her […]

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