For International Women's Day, five junior PRIF researchers asked their partners from Yemen, Myanmar, Syria, Ukraine and Germany about what 8th of March means to them. In short interviews, the researchers and activists talk about the opportunities, limits, and risks of their feminist work.
Clara Perras, student assistant in PRIF's research department “International Security”, talks with Hind Aleryani, journalist and women's rights activist from Yemen, about the complex relationship between war, peace and human rights in the Arab country.
To Interview with Hind Aleryani.
Peixuan Xie, PRIF guest researcher in the research department “International Security”, interviews Thinzar Shunlei Yi from Myanmar. Thinzar Shunlei Yi, who launched the global campaign #Sisters2Sisters to support opposition women in Myanmar, points to the intersectional nature of the democracy movement in her country.
To Interview with Thinzar Shunlei Yi
Renowned Syrian human rights activist Sabah Alhallak is interviewed by Jusaima Moaid-azm Peregrina, PhD candidate and former visiting scholar at PRIF. Sabah Alhallak emphasizes that sustainable peace in Syria can only be achieved if human rights are guaranteed for all citizens.
To Interview with Sabah Alhallak.
In her interview with Hanna Manoilenko, Anastasia Chebotaryova, an activist from Ukraine, describes the challenges her feminist grassroots initiative “Lodge” has to overcome under the conditions of war. Hanna Manoilenko is a pre-doctoral researcher at PRIF's research department “International Security”.
To Interview with Anastasia Chebotaryova.
Irem Demirci, research assistant at PRIF research department “International Security” talks with Miriam Mona Mukalazi about the feminist foreign policy of Germany and Europe. Miriam Mona Mukalazi is doing her PhD at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf and is an expert for the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag.
To Interview with Miriam Mona Mukalazi.