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Introducing myself and my journal: The voice of the pastoralist women in northern kenya.

About Me:
I'm a young woman aged 26. i hail from the marginalised pastoralist pokot community of northern kenya. This is an area where the voices of women are least heard. most women are silent sufferers of acommunity that has a lot of human rights violation to the women. i' m a women and child rights activists who subscribes to the ideals of empowering women and living in a society where every member of the society is respected. I work to champion for the general welfare of the people of northern kenya and to create positive change in the community
for the now and future generations. I need networks and opportunites to network me to other like minded women so that we can change the world through our voices.

My Passions:
working for social change to end human suffering

My Challenges:
lack of access to training opportunities, poverty, lack of mentors to make me a better leader, lack of networks.

My Vision for the Future:
to provide change in the society

My Areas of Expertise:
Peace buiding, human rights defense, project management,

Comments

LauraB's picture

Welcome!

Leah Welcome to PulseWire !

A big hello and welcome to our community, Pulsewire. I know that you will find this to be a positive experience and encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

It sounds like you would be interested in joining a group of members with similar interests to your own where you can talk about issues that concern you, or find support. This group, Jambo, would be of particular interest because it focuses on issues in Kenya. http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/groups/1474

I would also like to direct you to PulseWire˙s exciting new program, Voices of Our Future! Voices of Our Future is our new, global womens' correspondent program and network. Up to 30 applicants will learn to use new media to speak for ourselves to the world, transform our communities, and change our lives. For more information and to join the group, visit: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/groups/3740.

And finally, take some time to browse through ResourceExchange, a global bulletin board designed to offer access to needed resources as well as the ability to provide resources to those in need; or explore and contribute to Sharing Solutions, our library of working models and blueprints.

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

Best wishes,
Laura

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