Emily Charette, designer, entreprenuer, wife and mother of two, shares three generations of birthing stories, and in the process suggests that maybe women aren't telling themselves an accurate story about childbirth at all. In fact, she asserts that women are stronger than they even know.
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Education, Human Rights in Afghanistan
BY LAURYN OATES
@ VOL 28
ON JUN 13, 2013
Lauryn Oates has been working to improve the lives of children and women in Afghanistan through the power of education. Though threats against her and her colleagues lives have been made on numerous occasions, she speaks firmly on the ideals of human rights.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 10, 2014.
Women in Transition
BY JENNIFER JEWELL
@ VOL 11
ON APR 30, 2013
Jennifer Jewell has founded her research in her own experience as a teenage mother who dealt with homelessess. She is now co-organizer for Women in Transition, a grassroots organization run by and for poor people working to ensure economic human rights for all.
Entrepreneurial Women in Africa
BY REBECCA NAMAGGA
@ VOL 25
ON JAN 16, 2015
Four African women - Rebecca Freda Namagga from Uganda, Amina Mahamudu Serwenda from Tanzania, Oluwabunmi Folowosele & Olanike Omobolanle Ojo from Nigeria, talk about their entrepreneurial ambitions and the potential of women empowerment in the development of Africa.
Undergarment History and Women Empowerment
BY FLORA HARTO
@ VOL 20
ON DEC 12, 2014
Inherited passion and talent from her fashion designer mother, Flora Harto inspired to embrace fashion industry, particulary in the field of "intimate apparel". Flo believes that the confidence of a woman starts from within (in this case, including undergarment). After finishing college in New York and worked for Victoria's Secret in 2005, Flo decided to return to his homeland to manage the family company, as well as campaigning for women's rights and empowerment. Now, intimate apparel such as corsets is no longer the symbol of oppression, but can be used as self confidence and/or anti gender based violence campaign.
BY NINA EMETT
@ VOL 23
ON FEB 25, 2016
“I wanted to create a sense of active global citizenship by engaging the public in powerful story lines.”
In "Empowering Women", from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol.23, Nina Emett is the founder of UK based arts educational organisation called "FotoDocument". She is passionate about the power of narrative photography to make a difference. Her mission statement: to bring "Active global citizenship".Sharing one of her photo essay, Nina explains how she strives to empower women in India.