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Introducing myself and my journal: who is afraid of the next generation?

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About Me:
I am a lucky women because I was born a feminist, with passion for equality. Racism and sexism are the two isms that really set me going. I have two children, boy and girl and 6 grandchildren and one husband with whom I have been for more than 40 years. So, yes you can be feminist and be married even in Africa!!. And , Yes , you are right to be thinking that I am not young, you are probably right, but age is a question of mind over matter, if you don't mind it does not matter!!

I am the Co-Founder and Executive Director of a Mentoring and Empowerment Programme for Young Women, MEMPROW, an organization that has set itself up to create a movement of young feminists, empowered enough to safeguard our achievements in gender equality. I believe that girls and young women have a right to know who they are and to hold their place in life as active agents for change . It is my passion for empowering young women and protecting my rights that moves me and keeps me younger than you think. MEMPROW, FOR ME IS NOT A JOB, IT IS A CALLING.
I have a Bachelors' degree in Sociology from The University of East Africa, a Masters Degree in Social Anthropology from Cambidge University, in England and a Doctor of Philosophy in Social Anthropology and Women Studies from the University of Minnesota. I love reading Novels!!, I love watching Films!, I love swimming which I learnt to do when I turned sixty, and I love playing scrabble.

My Passions:
empowering girls and women

My Challenges:
Not enough time or resources to do what I need to do

My Vision for the Future:
A strong movement of young feminists

My Areas of Expertise:
Gender and Development , Organiational Development, Gender training.

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Welcome!

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I look forward to learning more about you and hearing your voice in the community!

Peace,

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

Hilda Mary's picture

Thanks

Thank you for welcoming me to the new circle of friends. I too look forward to being part of this great network.

Dr. Hilda Mary Tadria PhD
Gender and Social Development Specialist.
Emails: mtadria@gmail.com; htadria@yahoo.co.uk
Kampala, Uganda

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