AWAVA – A Sisterhood Global Partner from Australia
AWAVA stands for Australian Women Against Violence Alliance. Their focus is to address all forms of violence against women, and ensure that all women and children are able to live free from all forms of violence and abuse.
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As we celebrate Earth Day, we are recognizing its purpose of uniting people of different cultures from around the world with one single goal, to care for the earth. It is a day designated to raise environmental awareness.
We know that we are powerful women fighting for respect, women’s rights, equality, equity, holistic health, and social change. We want and deserve to be free from violence, prejudice, and marginalization. These issues are complicated, require organization, dedication, and resources. Real social change often takes time.
A Sisterhood Agenda global partner is an agency that does amazing work for women and girls around the world. We are proud to support our global partners who are also promoting Sisterhood Agenda’s mission of sisterhood, women’s support and empowerment. Some of them are new upstarts,
Founded by Academy Award-winning actress and advocate Geena Davis, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media promotes education and research to raise awareness about gender issues in media, particularly television and film.
Their educational component includes curricula to teach students how to be savvy media consumers.
Ladies can be mechanics, too! Sisterhood Agenda global partner, Lady Mechanic Initiative (LMI), was founded in Nigeria to teach women mechanic skills to improve their employment options and standards of living.
“LMI envisions a world where an empowered emancipated cultured and nurtured womanhood engages the vulnerable and less privilege of society in an unending embrace of warmth,
As sisters, we can combine healing women and social entrepreneurship in India and in other places, too. The business of Sudara began when founder Shannon Keith took a trip to India. When she saw women and girls being sexually and economically exploited,
Films by and for women of African descent have been chosen by the International Black Women’s Film Festival (IBWFF) committee each year for the past 14 years. The selected films are then scheduled for group showings in movie theaters in San Francisco and Oakland December 4-14,