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Shaheen Sultan Dhanji

Canada

  • City, State: Toronto, Ont
  • Geographic Location: North America
  • Languages: Persian, Swahili, Urdu, Sindhi, Hindi, Gujarati, Spanish, French, English

About me:

Shaheen Sultan Dhanji was borne in Africa and currently residing at Toronto, Canada. She is a Social & International Development Consultant by profession, free-lance writer, musician and a social-political activist by innate attributes. Her creative platform focuses on vital themes of war and civil society, political economy, foreign policy, genocide, women's / human rights issues, sustainable economics, social and civic development, cultural and heritage preservation, deforestation and rural issues.

Her future engagement(s) include film and theatre art.

My Web site:

Visit My Web site (shaheensultandhanji.newsvine.com)

Exhibit change by:

Proof of change is a direct result of a changed heart -- which is a constant transformation when we continue to witness life in all forms.

I'm passionate about:

Art, Photography, Books, Theatre Arts, World Cinema / Music, History, Social-political issues, Politics (Socialism), Cultural and Heritage conservation, International & sustainable development, Culture & Civilisation, Film, Literature, Architecture and Anthropology, International relations, Civic and rural societies, Indigenous culture(s).


Recent Forum Entries

Fashion Undercover

9 posts | Saturday, January 11, 2014 10:03 AM

What Does Power Look Like?

22 posts | Saturday, January 11, 2014 10:00 AM

Language as power

5 posts | Sunday, July 25, 2010 3:52 PM

Women Behaving Badly

2 posts | Monday, June 07, 2010 4:16 AM

Do Women Have to Vote for Women?

20 posts | Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:34 PM

Displacement after war

0 posts | Sunday, November 29, 2009 6:50 PM

Selling Trendy Things Using Poor People

13 posts | Sunday, October 04, 2009 11:12 PM

Women's Property Rights

3 posts | Friday, March 13, 2009 9:36 AM

Standards of women leaders

0 posts | Tuesday, May 27, 2008 7:32 PM


Actions

Promote Your African <br>Female Leader!

Promote Your African
Female Leader!

Nominate an African woman for a leadership position to Femmes Africa Solidarité. Her name will be added to a database that institutions will reference when filling vacancies --English.

Promote Political Liberty

Promote Political Liberty

Send an e-mail to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and help free Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the world's most renowned freedom fighters and proponents of nonviolence --English.

Claiming Equal Citizenship Campaign

Claiming Equal Citizenship Campaign

Women’s right to equal citizenship is guaranteed by the majority of Arab constitutions, as well as by international law. Yet across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and the Gulf, women are denied their right to nationality – a crucial component of citizenship. Such laws send the message that women do not enjoy a direct relationship with the state, but must access their citizenship rights through mediation of a male family member, such as a father or a husband. Until women in the MENA and Gulf regions are recognized as full nationals and citizens, they cannot participate fully in public life, nor claim the other rights to which they are entitled as equal members of their societies. Please lend your support to the campaign. Send a message of solidarity to WLP campaign partners who are coordinating the national and regional campaigns to raise awareness of the issue, advocate for change, and mobilize support to modify discriminatory legislation.

What is Pink and <br>Wants Peace?

What is Pink and
Wants Peace?

Join outrageous, provocative, and creative women who are adamant to create change. From Guantanamo and Iraq to Pakistan and Darfur, take action with CODEPINK. -- English

Indigenous Women Lead

Indigenous Women Lead

Are you an Indigenous woman? Do you want to promote social change in your community? If so, the Emerging Activist Leadership Program is for you! Enroll in this leadership development program offered by the Indigenous Women's Network.

Commit to Gender Equality

Commit to Gender Equality

Sign on to the Breakthrough Inter-religious Commitment, a historic agreement by religious leaders worldwide affirming the value and moral imperative of inter-religious cooperation to promote gender equality and end gender-based violence. -English

Help End Violence Against Women and Girls: Sign the I-VAWA Petition!

Help End Violence Against Women and Girls: Sign the I-VAWA Petition!

It's estimated that 1 out of 3 women worldwide will be the victim of violence or abuse at some point in their lives. This must stop.

The International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA), is a bill now before Congress that, if passed, would, for the first time, comprehensively incorporate these solutions into all U.S. foreign assistance programs - solutions such as promoting women's economic opportunity, addressing violence against girls in school, and working to change public attitudes - bring about transformational change. Please urge Congress to make the IVAWA a reality for the millions of women worldwide it would affect by signing the petition.


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From Community:

God Is Not Obliged
In this photograph, you observe the painfully expressive gesture of a war-torn, oppressed, poverty stricken woman's hand.
 

From Community:

Feet of Resistance
I have come to realise that you cannot reach a goal without power. It is not a disgusting word, it's an important word. And, what better word to give a woman to use and keep as a virtue? A powerful woman can ignite many paths. -Shaheen Sultan Dhanji  

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