Category Archives: Human Rights

Read our interview with Ms. Kim Simply Barrow, First Lady of Belize and Special Envoy for Women and Children

We are very honored to feature Ms. Kim Simply Barrow, First Lady of Belize and Special Envoy for Women and Children as our interviewee this month. Ms. Kim Simplis Barrow is the wife of the Prime Minister of Belize, Honourable Dean Barrow. She is Belize’s Special Envoy for Women and Children and Global Ambassador for Special Olympics since 2008 as well as the Founder and Director of the Lifeline Foundation. Read more about Ms. Barrow’s successful efforts...

“A Confident Girl” art exhibition featured in Monaco Info

GenderHopes hosted a cocktail reception of “A Confident Girl” art exhibition on 11 October, to mark the International Day of the Girl. Over 170 guests attended the evening, during which Ms. Isabelle Bonnal, Director of Education, Youth and Sports in Monaco spoke about Monaco’s commitment to education for all. It followed by a moving speech by Nadine Niyitegeka, Alumna of the Akilah Institute for Women in Kigali, Rwanda who spoke about her experience from a genocide...

New article: The Role of Women in Peace-Building: Afghanistan’s Awakening? By Anne Marrillet

Click here to read our newly published article by Anne Marrillet on including women in peace-building in Afghanistan. In this article, Anne analyses the crucial role played by women in building peace and bringing democracy to Afghanistan. She highlights the importance of civil society, educational workshops and the importance of including women in all peace-building initiatives....

Our newsletter for September – October is out !

In this edition, read about our screening of Miss Representation on 6 October and about discrimination of women in the media. Read also about Malala Yousafzai winning the Nobel Peace Prize, the launch of the HeforShe campaign by the United Nations, and about GenderHopes’ upcoming events, including our participation in the No Finish Line and our meeting with Femmes Leaders on 25 November to mark the International Day to End Violence Against Women. Read the...