Author: Joanna Hoffman

Congrats to these Afghan women leaders

For one week, Mina’s List hosted 77 strong Afghan women leaders in New Delhi, India. The purpose? -> To prepare aspiring women political leaders to run for office on a women’s rights and peace platform in Afghanistan.

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The Latest Bombings in Afghanistan

The horrific bombings in Afghanistan underscore the need to support Afghan women leaders and their work to build a stable, peaceful democracy.

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Ending Child Marriage is a Human Rights Issue

child marriage

Peace is Loud speaker Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda gave a personal, powerful speech on child marriage at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights.

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What It’s Like to Run for Office As a Woman in Afghanistan

Afghan woman office

Running for political office is tough. Running for office as a woman is even tougher. But running for office as an Afghan woman? Those women are in a league of their own.

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Karima Bennoune on Fundamentalism, Extremism & Women’s Cultural Rights

karima bennoune

The UN Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights, Karima Bennoune, reports on the global effects of fundamentalism and extremism on women’s cultural rights.

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Mina’s List Voted Audience Favorite at MIT Solve Awards

This past Sunday at the MIT Solve Challenge Finals, the audience picked the Mina’s List/Voatz team’s project as the one they’re most excited to learn about.

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Poetry is Not a Luxury: Art, Activism & Peacebuilding

Peace is Loud speakers Marion Bethel, Sonya Renee Taylor and Samina Ali all examine the intersection of art, activism and peacebuilding in their work.

Posted in Blog, Marion Bethel, Samina Ali, Sonya Renee Taylor

Vote Mina’s List for the Solve Award!

Solve Award

Help us bring more women into elected office: Vote for Mina’s List/Voatz for the 2017 MIT Solve Community Award!

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Iran: The Change that Matters Is Happening Already

Sanam Anderlini

Peace is Loud speaker and ICAN Co-Founder Sanam Anderlini, along with Sina Azodi, reflects on regime and culture change in Iran, and the transformation of women’s roles.

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“I want to Live”: Support a Woman Peace Activist Under Threat

I want to live

‘I want to live’: Support a Woman Peace Activist Under Threat. Read about a woman human rights defender who needs global support.

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