Welcome to the first episode of Women Out Loud! This podcast, produced by MADRE, will share the stories of activists who are defining the future of women's human rights worldwide.
In this episode, you will learn how our brave partners in Colombia, Iraq and Syria are addressing wartime sexual violence.
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You'll hear about the inspiring work of Colombian activists using art and creativity to bring peace and healing to their communities. View the slideshow below to learn more about the work Taller de Vida is doing.
You'll also hear about brave women in Iraq and Syria who are standing up to the extremist violence by groups like ISIS.
To read more about that, see the links below:
- What Will It Take to Stop ISIS Using Rape as a Weapon of War, The Guardian, February 15, 2015
- The Stories We Tell About ISIS and Women, openDemocracy, December 5, 2014
- More Powerful than ISIS, Huffington Post, December 4, 2014
Diana Duarte, Communications Director
Yifat Susskind, Executive Director
Cassandra Atlas, Human Rights Advocacy Assistant Director
Elizabeth Droggitis, Membership and Public Education Manager
Organization of Women's Freedom (Iraq)
Kat Noel, Website and Media Coordinator
Track: "Mute Groove"
Composer: Podington Bear
Source: Free Music Archive
License: CC BY-NC 3.0