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New media and Web 2.0

We see, I see, all of us see and we just think what I can do to change those situations which manifest the unfairness and injustice toward women? But Now I found the answer which is tweet it, upload pictures about it and just spread the word through the virtual world that called “Internet”.
One day my Grandmother explained to my mother in front of me that the good girls don’t speak loudly and they must not t have a voice and they must never say anything that makes Guys feel bad or even make them angry. And now I believe that we must say something and stand up for ourselves because it’s not right and it’s not Ok .we will break these stereotypes.
Reading about new media makes me see what it will be as a platform for all women connects them through the moments of lost and pain they’ve been through all. I see how much the world will know that we fight for Justice and equality and such basic human rights because we want the world to consider us Only (HUMAN).
Web 2.0 and new media are the start and it will connect us and make us feel that we are one and we are fighting together in different parts in this small world. We will think together and work for each other benefits specially that all wars happened because of the men leadership and I think it’s our turn to lead this world and connecting, exchanging visions and information will makes us stronger and wiser.
Let’s connect and start the work with your mobile camera or anything because a word can change a woman life a picture can move the world to help.


Johanna's picture

"But now I found the answer..."

"...which is tweet it, upload pictures about it and just spread the word though the virtual world..." This was a great way to summarize the potential of Web 2.0, Hanan. And I enjoyed the story about your Grandmother's advice. I'll look forward to reading about your stories and ideas, and about how you plan to share them on the Internet.


Hanan's picture

plan .. share , u'll get the impact u want

Dear Johanna

Thank you for your comment and am really glad that you liked my story, am convinced that if you want to achieve the impact you want you have to see your life and be open to share the stories of us as women, our stories is us and it must be related to the feeling and thoughts of the people who doesn't express ... a simple word means a lot in the right time
Internet is the new tool for women.


Kadidia's picture



I agree with you. Stereotypes are a serious problem among women in Africa. They do perpetuate them and many women refuse to hear about some change. Is it fear of something they don't know?

The new generation knows better and should do better by fighting for their rights. Resolutions are signed and voted at the United Nations but no government worldwide respects them.

Hanan, what about starting a movement to inform women of your area about their rights as citizens. Lack of information is a serious problem. Thank you to keep us posted about your engagement. You may want to start in your own family by informing and explaining gender issues to your close relatives. They will then be able to support you in your work. It is a just a suggestion.

Kadidia Doumbia

Hanan's picture

starting a movemen

Dear Kadidi,

First of all thank you for your comment and for sure stereotypes are a mutual thing among women wherever they are and the new generation "us" is working to change the situation but still we are planting an olive tree that needs a lot of time but eventually we will arrive.
actually am communicating and discussing the issues of the injustice that they feel but the empowerment needs independence and a good self esteem ( which they lack it ...result of different kind of abuse).
promise to be committed for the cause with all the strength in me.


Kadidia's picture

Starting a movement

Dar Hanan,

I believe that you will start something wonderful for women in your area. We should not forget that we need to speak up for those of us who don't and maybe will never have the opportunity to express themselves about certain concerns.

Kadidia Doumbia

mrbeckbeck's picture

Yes we will!

Hi Hanan,

I loved your story here. It is so personal and really shows your personal commitment to breaking down stereotypes and acting for change. Together we can do more, but it all starts with each one person. So, thank you for speaking out and being a leader in your own way.

Best wishes,

Scott Beck
World Pulse Online Community Volunteer

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