May 17, 2013 Regina Ingabire, Co-Founder Never Again International Youth Network. Words of Wisdom: We are mothers, and we need to be educators of our children. We have to encourage our children to be active citizens and to part of finding solutions to our countries.
Founder & Director, Lesotho Child Counseling Unit, Lesotho. An orphanage that she founded in 2001 to provide a temporary and safe home for the rehabilitative care of sexually, physically, and emotionally abused children.
Founder & Trustee Gandhi Development Trust. She is a founding member of the Natal Organization of Women, which joined the ANC Women’s League, joined the ANC and the SACP in which she was chosen as a central committee member. Ela was nominated and accepted to serve on the Legal Aid Board of South Africa.
A pioneer Human Rights Activist in Swaziland. Great insight into African women's realities as second-class citizens.
Chairperson Enat Bank, Lawyer & Women Activist in Ethiopia. Meaza contributed to the inclusion of women and children’s rights provisions in the 1995 Constitution of Ethiopia. She was identified as one of the five prominent women’s rights activists worldwide.
Educator, Director, Founder from Ethiopia. "It is not your inabilities, but your abilities that make the woman." An inspirational woman who believes her blindness does not interfere with her 99 abilities. Perspective is everything.
Social Affairs Commissioner for the African Union. She has a reputation as a champion of women’s rights in Namibia and Africa and is considered one of 100 influential individuals in the world for women and children.