15 Minutes on Women’s Economic Empowerment

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In this episode, we speak with Anjum Sultana, the National Director, Public Policy, Advocacy and Strategic Communications for YWCA Canada. Anjum discusses women’s economic empowerment: what it means, why women’s inclusion and leadership benefits everyone, and YWCA Canada’s work to empower women in the workplace and create systemic change.

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“I can help women raise their voices”: Halatu’s story

Halatu Benjamin in the Omugo settlement in northern Uganda. All photos by CARE Uganda.

Concerned that women had to trek nearly 10km to the nearest food distribution point, Halatu, a South Sudanese refugee and her women’s group in the Omugo refugee settlement in Uganda, helped to organize a peaceful boycott to successfully advocate for the food distribution point to be moved closer to the community.

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15 Minutes on Refugee Inclusion and Leadership

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We’re marking World Refugee Day with a special two-part episode of Minutes to Change the World. Our inspiring guests are Masa Kateb and Tsering Norzom Thonsur, two members of the Refugee Advisory Network—which advocates for meaningful inclusion of refugee leaders in policy and decision making processes that directly affect the lives of refugees.

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