By Fauziya Ali International actors from the United Nations to the European Union are increasingly recognizing the role of women and women’s organizations in efforts to counter and prevent violent extremism. Still, much of the international debate focuses on the small number of women who join violent extremist groups, rather than the women who prevent violent extremist groups […]
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WIIS-HOA president, Ms. Fauziya Abdi Abdi, speaks about empowering women to counter violent extremism with the President of the United States during the POTUS’s hallmarked visit to Kenya. *The video belongs solely to the White House and WIIS Global does not own or claim the rights to this video.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec meet with Fauziya Abdi Ali, President of WIIS Kenya and Chair Sisters without Borders, at the PAWA 254 art haven in Nairobi, Kenya.
WIIS-HoA is the chair of “Sisters without Borders” “Sisters Without Borders” is a consortium and platform of women from different civil society organizations in Kenya who work for the prevention of violent extremism. The platform was created in 2014 out of deep concern of the effects of violent extremism on families and in communities in […]