Yvonne Chaka Chaka has described Man Up as “a brilliant campaign which
captures the heart of young people. Using music and soccer as a
catalyst for change is the best way to motivate young leaders to
transform how women and girls are treated in every country, in every
city, in every home around the world.”
“This is a two-way street,” she said. “Things are changing. Gone are
the days when a woman’s job was in the kitchen. In my house, my
husband wakes up early to take care of the kids. Because they are not
my kids, they are our kids.”
“It’s us, society, that makes these rules and regulations.
Ten people can make more of a difference than 100 people who are causing a mess.
editor, public speaker, feminist writer, award-winning blogger and socio-political analyst. Words seen in international media like The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Quartz and Mundo Negro. Expertise in new media, social justice, migration, gender, peace and security issues. Was honored with the 2018 Anna Guèye Award for her work on digital democracy, justice and equality by Africtivistes. The World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders under the age of 40.
I studied Mass Communication at Makerere University, short courses on Non-violent conflict at Tufts University, Global Leadership and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and MA in Media, Peace and Conflict Studies from the University for Peace. Outside Uganda, I have lived in Costa Rica, Switzerland and a bit in Ethiopia.
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