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“If I stay in Afghanistan I will most likely be killed, but if I leave Afghanistan, I will kill myself…” – Dr. Abdul Samay Hamed on Food For Thought

By Maryam Alaouie That leaves us with the question of whether Dr. Samay Hamed left Afghanistan or not. Well, if I say that this article will be about stories from Dr. Samay Hamed live at Crossing Borders’ Food for Thought, would that answer your question? Poems by Dr. Samay Hamed “When you have no political …

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“For God forbid that you can be Muslim, black and female” About Intersectional Feminism

by CathCatherine Namuswe AbsIntersectional feminism centres the voices of those experiencing overlapping, concurrent forms of oppression in order to understand the depths of the inequalities and the relationships among them in any given context. Intersectional feminism, this what our last School Workshop was about. More than 100 students attended our online workshop/webinar to listen to …

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What did the Danish Minister of Development do at the Ubuntu House?

On the 10th of September 2021, the Danish Minister of International Development Flemming Møller Mortensen paid a visit to the Ubuntu House during which he met and listened keenly to the work and conditions of the small and medium-size civil society organisations in Denmark, as well as the challenges they are experiencing due to reduced …

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Our trip to Dubrovnik was remarkable! Here is what we did

| DIALOGUE IN PEACE EDUCATION – DIALOGUE, PEACE-BUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION METHODS  Our colleagues Maša and Alex recently spent a week in Dubrovnik, Croatia, attending the DiA – Dialogue in Adult Education – Training Lab. The conference took place in IUC – Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, an independent international centre for advanced studies, hosted by the University of …

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An auction by the Change Makers to raise money for Crossing Borders!

Silkeborg Højskole is situated in the heart of Jutland right in the middle of the Det midtjyske Søhøjland district. The school is a modern Danish folk high school, where they consider international participation to be an important aspect, and each term they welcome students from various geographical and cultural backgrounds. A Danish folk high school …

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Youth participation in Ukraine, what does it take?

“The essence of participation is not just in asking people what they want. It’s about people’s desire to make changes themselves.” Does the modern world need a leader? Like other participants, this is a question Bohdan asked himself during the Democracy Hub training. A few months before the project started, this young 17 years-old Ukrainian …

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