The Young Leaders Entrepreneurs launched the She Builds Peace campaign in Tunisia with a virtual hackathon for youth to advance women’s roles in peace processes.
The Dali and Senda Association for Peace launched the She Builds Peace campaign in Tunis, Tunisia with a capacity-building workshop.
Established in 2016, Mobdiun – Creative Youth (Mobdiun) is a youth-led organization that aims to inspire and empower young individuals to promote a peaceful democracy in Tunisia. Their approach involves using arts, promoting active citizenship, and technology as tools for change.
On September 7, 2020, a Turkish court sentenced a man to life in prison for carrying out the Istanbul nightclub attack on New Years Day in 2017. 39 people lost their lives in the early hours of that day—including Dr. Khedijah Arfaoui’s son and daughter-in-law, Mohamed and Senda. Debates surrounding a moratorium on the death penalty have re-surfaced in Tunisia but Arfaoui continues to advocate for non-violence and remains opposed to the death penalty. Read the full story.
Next week, ICAN and WASL partners from around the world will feature prominently at the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality hosted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), UN Women, and the Tunisian Ministry of Women, Family, Childhood and the Elderly.