Making Your Mark  “Cape Town Be Heard” , May 2017

Making Your Mark “Cape Town Be Heard” , May 2017

Programme and Graduation  The youth participants completed the education programme over the course of weeks, incorporating study circles methodology, producing “postcards” (creative expressions) of their expectations and journey. Participants held flash group meetings with youth in their community areas, and are involved in planning and doing study circles. Pictured below is the group on Sunday…

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Making Your Mark Project  “Cape Town Be Heard” – June 2017

Making Your Mark Project “Cape Town Be Heard” – June 2017

“Cape Town Be Heard” attends the Youth Parliament in the Western Cape Penny Hlaluka IFWEA project assistant reports: “Youth experienced first-hand the processes and protocol of the provincial Parliament Assembly. Recommendations made by the 2017 Youth Parliament will influence the strategic decision making by provincial government that ultimately affect the lives of young people in…

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Making Your Mark Project  “Limerick Be Heard and Cape Town Be Heard Youth Exchange ” – October  2017

Making Your Mark Project “Limerick Be Heard and Cape Town Be Heard Youth Exchange ” – October 2017

The participants came together in Cape Town and did a programme of activities to exchange and share knowledge of the impact of political, economic and social systems on youth in Ireland and South Africa. Along with this, learning about educating and organising among youth, in community and in campaigns. The groups took part in the…

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NEPAL – INDIA: Women’s Leadership Course by CLASS Nepal’s  Goma Pandey  in partnership with SEWA India

NEPAL – INDIA: Women’s Leadership Course by CLASS Nepal’s Goma Pandey in partnership with SEWA India

Goma Pandey taught participants using the study circles methodology in face to face and online sessions. Participants therefore completed the Women’s Leadership Course and become more proficient on Internet Technology. She says: “The participants are so comfortable in IT now. The course of SEWA has inspired us to make a course in Nepal as well…

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INDIA – Women’s Leadership Course by Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)’s Indian Academy for Self Employed Women (IASEW), led by Director Namrata Bali

INDIA – Women’s Leadership Course by Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)’s Indian Academy for Self Employed Women (IASEW), led by Director Namrata Bali

The Indian Academy for Self Employed Women (IASEW) started their four day Women’s Leadership course on OLA in July, after the course was translated into Gujurati. This online and face to face education programme was led by Namrata Bali, director of IASEW. In Pakistan their programme was led by Khalid Mahmood, director of LEF. On…

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NEPAL – INDIA: CLASS NEPAL

NEPAL – INDIA: CLASS NEPAL

Educator Goma Pandey facilities Women Leadership Course in Nepal, run by Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in India – using the Online Labour Academy (OLA). Kathmandu, 2017 – Goma Pandey taught participants using the study circles methodology in face to face and online sessions. Participants therefore completed the Women’s Leadership Course and become more proficient on…

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GLOBAL - UK: IN COMMEMORATION OF ROBERT LOCHRIE by General Secretary Sahra Ryklief

To: Mrs Margaret Lochrie  Dear Margaret, It is with sadness that we convey to you our condolences at the passing of your husband, Robert. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. I first met Robert in 1996, when I was a newly elected representative to the IFWEA Executive committee. At the time he was…

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USA -"US IMMIGRANT YOUTH AT A CROSSROADS" by Kent Wong, Director - UCLA Labor Center

“800,000 immigrant youth living in the United States are in jeopardy because of the actions by President Donald Trump.  Last year, the Trump’s administration announced the elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), a move which would eliminate protection from deportation and work authorization for youth who were brought to the US…

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EGYPT - USA Edward Said

“The American writer and academic Edward Said (1935–2003) has been ranked among the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, with much of the field of postcolonial studies springing directly or indirectly from his ideas. He was also an intellectual in action, devoting much of his energy to advocacy for the Palestinian people and their…

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