I think the fact that 15 years down the line, the Beijing Platform for Action is still as relevant and important to women's lives today is telling about the kind of commitment nation states... READ MORE
The CSW to me involves being prepared to forge alliances on among others, choices regarding our sexuality/ies and reproductive health so as to ensure that women’s rights are given due... READ MORE
For me, Beijing means that the women of my generation, which includes my wife, nieces and my sisters, will have better opportunities in life than my own mother and grandmother who both had ten... READ MORE
I’ve never known my world without opportunities. As a young youth activist, my possibilities have never seemed limited in Barbados, or even the Caribbean. A more critical analysis undermines... READ MORE
Juan Octavo Lu Brown: Provincia de Colon, Panama, 23 years old
Juan Lu is involved in the Mesoamerica Coalition and Works with a group of young people in his country.
“[This helps us]... READ MORE