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Sara Ahmed | S&F Online | Polyphonic Feminisms

sfonline.barnard.edu
Devi Leiper Devi Leiper
3 years ago
We are not over it, if it has not gone. We are not loyal, if it is wrong.[22]
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FRIDA Blog : FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund

FRIDA Blog : FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund

youngfeministfund.org
Devi Leiper Devi Leiper
3 years ago
encouraged supporting young feminists as change agents in and of themselves in the context of women’s human rights and not merely being seen as a means to an en
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ake the case” with donors for investing in a much broader range of strategies to address the root causes of gender inequalities and discriminations.
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“Funding young feminist activism is important because this is about trying to change a bigger situation. We don’t want to only be on the receiving end of things
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“We are the one’s we’ve been waiting for!”
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Young women today still live in economic and cultural contexts that place symbolic and economic restrictions on their ability to participate in public life or to transform their lives.
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Young women see their sexuality restricted or are stereotyped – if we are not virgins at a certain stage, and then mothers, we are not “real women”. Parents do not allow young women to go out or take part in community activities, because public spaces are seen as “unsafe” and girls need to be “protected”. Young women have access to  very few resources to empower themselves in such a way that they can build their own identities.
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