“There is no day that I do not think about my gender expression and the implications of actively dismantling the gender binary.”
“There is a lot to be said about these incidents… They show how difficult the fight for women’s rights is in Sudan… and how quickly things can go from support to aggression,” says Sudanese activist and Fulbright scholar Wala Ali Abdelbassit Zaid.
“If people and cultures were more accepting of women’s empowerment, then witch-hunting would not be so rampant, but the fear of women having power is so intimidatory that it fuels suspicions that result in violence.”
“After participating in Safer Cities for Girls, I’ve become a different person,” says Nada. “It’s increased my self-esteem and self-confidence. Now when I walk down the street, I’m no longer frightened because I know how to protect myself.”
Through their hilarious and irreverent web-series, Estereotipas started the conversation about gender equality and feminism in Latin America.