Magazine Intercultures

Justice for All: An Interview with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi

Lawyer, human rights activist, teacher and author, Shirin Ebadi was awarded the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women's and children's rights. She is the first Iranian and the first Muslim woman to receive the prize.

Shining the Light: Paola Gianturco

For the past 12 years, Paola Gianturco has worked as a photojournalist, documenting women's lives in 40 countries.

Gender and Police Reform in Afghanistan

Tonita Murray, former director of the Canadian Police College, has spent that last three years in Afghanistan working as a gender and policing advisor within the Afghan Ministry of the Interior.

The Women of Kibera

Up to one million people live in Kibera, a sprawling slum in the heart of Nairobi. Hamza Ahmed, founder of the Interfaith Women for Peace and Development women's group, believes that women are in a great positionto bridge the longstanding tribalism in Kibera and in Kenya in general.

Empowering Women, One Voice at a Time

Mavic Cabrera-Balleza coordinates the International Women's Tribune Centre's human security, human rights and peace building programme. Mavic is also the president of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) - Women's International Network.