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Victims Becoming Witnesses, Becoming Free: Project Unbreakable and Photographer Grace Brown’s Healing Leadership

In her YouTube video about Project Unbreakable, Grace Brown describes perfectly the power of leadership that speaks truth in a silencing culture. Her photographs of people who experienced rape or sexual abuse empower the subjects as they hold the phrases their abusers used to silence and shame them. This is the power of leadership through […]

Visionary Leadership from Pro-Democracy Women in the Middle East

The 1st Middle East Women’s Conference opened in Diyarbakır, Turkey this summer. The conference, a gathering of visionary women’s movement leaders from the Middle East, was dedicated to the memory of Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan, Leyla Şaylemez, who were brutally murdered in Paris on 9 January. It was organized by the Democratic Free Women Movement […]