300 jeunes ont marché pour la paix au Mali

Le 29 mai la "6ème Commémoration annuelle de la Déclaration pour la Paix Mondiale et de la Marche pour la Paix" s'est déroulée à l'école LAFIA de Bamako. Cet événement annuel, organisé pour la première fois au Mali par le Groupe International de la Jeunesse pour la Paix (IPYG), en partenariat avec Peace One Day … Continue reading 300 jeunes ont marché pour la paix au Mali

Northern Nigeria & Internal Displacement

I was born, and have lived over half of my life in Kaduna State, which is located in northern Nigeria. I was born during the 1992 Zangon Kataf crisis, which was a result of an explosive mix of religious and ethnic rivalry. This crisis led to the burning of buildings, destruction of property, the death … Continue reading Northern Nigeria & Internal Displacement

#DoctorsUnderOppression : Why this hashtag went viral in Morocco

Oumaïma O, Morocco It has been 3 months since I last talked to a patient or set my foot in our lecture hall. I miss this! I even miss the ugly part of being a medical student, a medical student in a developing country to be more accurate. If my colleagues and I had one … Continue reading #DoctorsUnderOppression : Why this hashtag went viral in Morocco

On That Bloody Monday…

By MacElhadi, Sudan Their bodies left us, but their memories still linger on. The secluded which have been forced upon us by the Transitional military council continues. We are not connected with the rest of the world. Our hearts filled with pain and sadness in light of the shocking and heinous crime which took place … Continue reading On That Bloody Monday…

Stand with Persons with Albinism, June 13th

This article was written By Collins Osariemen Omokaro, YaLa Alumni & Assistant Coordinator at The Albino Foundation, Benin Chapter, Edo State, Nigeria. International Albinism Awareness Day, IAAD is a day set aside globally for persons with albinism. It is marked annually on June 13th to celebrate the human rights of persons with albinism. The theme for this … Continue reading Stand with Persons with Albinism, June 13th

Mirror

By Mahmoud, Palestine It was the end of January 2018, the time of year that people in the Middle East expect snow. Alone in my studio apartment in Bethlehem, I remembered images of family gatherings, wearing our warmest clothes, enjoying creatively prepared sweet warm dishes, gathering around a wood stove. We took the warmth from … Continue reading Mirror

AUTHENTICITY OF AFRICAN CULTURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CULTURE APPROPRIATION.

By Timi Aluko, Nigeria Lying on my bed with my eyes glued to my phone screen, I was scrolling through the pages of my Instagram feed. From slaying mamas to small businesses to black Americans screaming cultural appropriation. A particular post caught my eye, cultural appropriation of the Ankara fabric. I read the details of … Continue reading AUTHENTICITY OF AFRICAN CULTURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CULTURE APPROPRIATION.