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Tell u s abou t you r jou r n ey as a h u m an r igh t s advocat e? I was always what my father would deem "determined", and group mentality or social mores didn't sway me from action. I was the seven year old standing against school yard bullies who tormented my new best friend, and I continued to stick my neck out for those who needed me to. Perhaps that was the beginnings of my political journey as well. Wh at h ave been t h e m ost sign if ican t ch allen ges you h ave f aced; an d m em or able m om en t s t h at ar e a sou r ce of pr ide f or you ? It's always most disappointing when people choose self-interest over doing the right thing, because I believe that doing the right thing in the end serves ones self-interest. But humans are greedy, and impatient, and try to take the biggest piece of cake before someone raps their knuckles. I'm always proud when a struggle shows vindication. It's hard not to. Sometimes forces try to diminish you, destroy you, so that you lose hope that justice will be found, but if you keep on, and always doing the right thing for the right reasons, you will be vindicated, the cause will be addressed, and I think you can allow some pride in that achievement. Talk in g abou t disabilit ies an d Violen ce Again st Wom en an d Gir ls (VAWG), can you sh ar e you r t h ou gh t s abou t t h is t opic t h er e is n ot m u ch aw ar en ess as t h er e sh ou ld be especially abou t t h is issu e. I was very proud to be a judge for an international media award under the Ruderman Foundation recently. Alongside Pulitzer prize-winning journalists, we read dozens upon dozens of submissions for this particular award. The intent was to encourage the reporting of issues of

Kerry Gibson, Planet 5050 Champion, UN Women, Global Goodwill Ambassador, chats with Sabin Muzaffar, shedding light on the attempt and failure of feminism in empowering women with disabilities.

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Violence Against Women Issue  

Ananke presents a special edition marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - Nov 25th, 2018.

Violence Against Women Issue  

Ananke presents a special edition marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - Nov 25th, 2018.

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