In the informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya, one artivist, Javan the Poet, is standing out for the use of poetry and music to address rampant extrajudicial killings and rights violations.
Halima Kahiye, a young female journalist, works in one of the most marginalised and patriarchal regions in the world, overcoming adversity every day to empower her community through information.
Naila Abdallah is a grassroots human rights and social justice activist at the forefront of advocating for human rights in Kenya’s Coastal region.
Grace Adhiambo Orao is a grassroots social justice activist and a young women mediation ambassador, passionate about peacebuilding, young women, and psychotherapy
Meet Javan the Poet. An Artivist, a human rights defender and social justice activist working in Nairobi’s suburbs and uses artivism to advocate for social justice and human rights in general.
The Artivism Challenge 2020 seeks to recognise emerging art, media and cultural actors employing innovative advocacy mechanisms to address the rising challenges to democracy, human rights and gender...
As lockdowns and restrictions on movement hit much of the world’s population in the second quarter of 2020, concern for women’s wellbeing was quickly raised. Crisis responses and contexts differ...
ForumCiv and Wajibu Wetu Programme partners PAWA254, Siasa Place, Buni Media, and African Uncensored, will jointly commemorate the Democracy week with a series of week-long activities on Monday 14th...
Forum Syd partnered with Creative Spills for the Raising A Sun poetry and music concert that emphasised that democracy and human rights remain essential especially in the times of COVID-19.
Witness the transformational journey of Mary Nkisongoi, from a withdrawn and timid Maasai woman to a rising community advocate championing change.