- Geographic Location: Asia
I am a geographic researcher on rural women and sustainable community development in the Himalayas. I enjoy adventure, trying new things, dancing, learning on a daily basis, giving back, exploring - mentally and/or physically, travel and also appreciate the simple pleasures of life.
Exhibit change by:
Every day, I consciously work to empower and inspire others, particularly those with less power and advantages than myself to demand and utilize their human rights. I attempt to learn something new everyday so as to ensure change and growth in my own personal development.
I'm passionate about:
Women's rights, justice and equality, sustainable community development, human rights, eradicating poverty, empowerment
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Protect Our Earth
Environment and development were crucial issues for Gro Harlem Brundtland. Women's Develoment and Environment Organization (WEDO) is making her vision come true. Learn about their work and consider their fellowship and internship programs. (English)
Give Your Words Power
Comandanta Esther captivated the Mexican Congress with her 2001 speech-you can be as compelling with a speech of your own! Learn valuable speech writing and delivering techniques at iKNOW Politics. (English)
Justice for Anna Politkovskaya
Russian journalist Anna Politkovskava was murdered in October of 2006 for reporting on human rights abuses. Help speak the truth about her assassination. --English, French, Spanish.
Say NO to AFSPA!
Help repeal the law that gives military the authority to arrest, shoot and kill on suspicion alone. Sign the petition and stop human rights violations in Manipur. -- English
Reduce Your Pollution
Make a commitment to reduce pollution. Change your everyday and long-term behavior. Commit to Rachel Carson Legacy Challenge and lessen your ecological footprint. --English
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
Young Feminists Needed
AWID's Young Feminist Activism Program seeks to amplify women's voices from every corner of the world by creating provocative opportunities for engagement and change. Get involved. -English, French, Spanish
Are You a Leader?
Are you a persuasive and charismatic speaker? Do you inspire others? Take this leadership test created by iKNOW Politics and learn where your strengths and weaknesses lie. (English)
Stop Violence Against Women
Women Living Under Muslim Laws tracks violations of women's rights done in the name of religion. Visit their website to read about and sign petitions against these violations. -English, French, Arabic
Observe the International Day of Democracy
Participate in the Global Democracy Day Initiative by requesting that your government observe the International Day of Democracy, and make sure to involve civil society organizations in the process. Sign the petition.
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