Beathe Øgård

Beathe Øgård is President of the Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund. SAIH’s motto is “education for liberation” and believes that education is the most effective weapon for creating change. The organisation works to promote the right to academic freedom.

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Women remain at the forefront of the civil society movement, ensuring their rightful place in bringing about peace and building equality in communities at national and international levels. (Photo: John Flores/Flickr/cc) Views
Friday, March 08, 2019
International Women’s Day—A Woman’s Place Is Still in the Revolution
‘Wathint' Abafazi, Wathint' Imbokodo'- You Strike A woman, You Strike Rock! Famous words by South Africa women resisting and standing up to racial oppression in 1956 when 20, 000 women of all races refused to be subjugated by the apartheid government. Although the women’s March was against...
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