Ruqia Hassan Mohammed

In September 2015, Ruqia Hassan Mohammed was killed by Isis. This young Syrian Kurd woman, born in 1985, was an activist and citizen journalist. She has been captured and killed for her outspoken posts on social media. According to a member of Syria’s most prominent anti-Isis resistance group, her voice was not only silenced, but also…

Theresa Kachindamoto, the ‘terminator of child marriages’

Malawi is unfortunately the country with the highest rate of child marriages: 50% of the little girls are married before the age of 18. A number that makes you dizzy and that should make everyone angry! And that is exactly how Theresa Kachindamoto feels about this. More than feeling revolted, she has started a fierce…