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The transgender community in Pakistan has constantly been subjected to persecution and violence hindering their participation in 'normal' life. This violence has increasingly been mirrored into digital world leading to plethora of hashtag campaigns initiated to damage the struggles of the community.

Editorial

The editors write about co-creating this edition as a reflection of the ever-dynamic and actively resilient mosaic they know to be embodied in each daughter of the Horn.

 
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Dimah Mahmoud

Dimah Mahmoud (PhD) is a Pan-African humanist by practice, actionist by learning, and passionate...

Feminist talk

What is belonging? What is its role in our lives - if any? Are we free to belong, freed by belonging or bound by it? In this piece, Etenat pulls the curtains allowing us a little peek into her exploration of these questions through her experience of a war ravaging all she knew -or thought she knew - of land, love and...

 
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Etenat Awol

Etenat is a writer from Ethiopia with a professional background in academics, media and content...

Feminist talk

Academically, politically, socially, religiously, realistically and holistically, what is resilience? This reflective piece takes us through the behind the scenes and in-betweens of a research on the (in)visibilitiy of muslim women human right defenders in the Horn of Africa. In their reflection of the research, an...

 
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Mardiya Siba Yahaya

Mardiya Siba Yahaya is a feminist digital sociologist, researcher and community movement builder...

Feminist talk

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. In her poetic contributions to our edition, Ayak blatantly challenges this as she paints and captures thousands of images, voices in and between each word. 

 
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Ayak Chol

Ayak Is a Refuge born South Sudanese Women, Youth peace and Security Expert focusing on...

Feminist talk

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. In her poetic contributions to our edition, Ayak blatantly challenges this as she paints and captures thousands of images, voices in and between each word. 

 
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Ayak Chol

Ayak Is a Refuge born South Sudanese Women, Youth peace and Security Expert focusing on...

Feminist talk

In her Podcast, “Digital Dada,” on a special series called “Stories of Resilience”, Cecilia Maundu invites Lucia Ayiela from Kenya. This conversation explores the experience of women journalists and digital advocates in the region. Lucia Ayiela shares with us her journey, the high and low points of her career, as a...

 
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Cecilia Maundu

Cecilia Maundu is a broadcast journalist, a digital rights researcher and a digital security...