Fighting for Women's Rights: Our Experience as interns at Svalorna in Rural India

Date and time: 25 May, 17:00 - 18:15

FUF Uppsala and FUF Jönköping invite you to a lecture about the experiences from an internship with Svalorna in India! Are you thinking about doing an internship? Maybe doing it abroad? Or maybe you are just interested in learning more about the situation for women in rural India? This is the perfect opportunity to learn [...]

May 16, 2023, Calendar, Local group, Seminars, Educational activity

Experiences of Internship at Grameena Mahila Okkuta (GMO) in Rural India

Date and time: 24 May, 13:15 - 14:30

FUF Linköping invites you to a lecture about the work of grassroots organizations around women's rights in the Indian countryside. The lecture will be given by Josefine Nilsson and Amanda Ömar, who have completed a four-month internship at Grameena Mahila Okkuta (GMO), which is one of Swallows India Bangladesh's partner organizations. Date and time: 24 May at 13:15-14:30 Place: […]

May 16, 2023, Calendar, Local group, Seminars, Educational activity

A conversation about female genital mutilation and gender equality

Date and time: 23 May, 18:00 - 19:00

Link to registration » Genital mutilation of girls and women is done to control girls' and women's bodies and sexuality. It has to do with, among other things, the notion that men's and families' honor is linked to women's and girls' sexual behavior. Genital mutilation of girls and women involves removing or damaging smaller or […]

May 12, 2023, Calendar, Seminars

Consequences of the presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey

Date and time: 22 May, 18:00 - 19:30

This year's fifth Meeting Point Europe is about the presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey. None of the presidential candidates managed to reach 50 percent in the first round, which means that there will be a second round on May 28. Meanwhile, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's AKP-led alliance appears to have secured its own majority in the parliamentary elections. What do the conditions look like for […]

May 16, 2023, Calendar, Seminars

Panel discussion on girls' and women's threatened right to education in Afghanistan

Date and time: 16 May, 18:00 - 19:30

In connection with the Taliban's takeover of power in Afghanistan in 2021, girls and women's right to education has been increasingly restricted. Today, only 20 percent of the country's women are estimated to be literate, and education beyond grade 6 is largely prohibited for girls. At the same time, girls' school education is characterized by strict rules regarding dress codes and [...]

May 5, 2023, Calendar, Local group, Seminars, Educational activity

Career seminar: The paths to development jobs

Date and time: May 10, 17:30

To register » Are you unsure about which career path to take? Do you want to develop your career and achieve your dreams? Then this seminar is for you! During this evening you will have the opportunity to meet professionals in the development sector. The focus is: Your path to development jobs. The panelists are there to share their […]

April 10, 2023, Calendar, The Internship Program, Seminars, Professional network and internship

Challenges for indigenous peoples – from Sápmi to Latin America

Date and time: 18 Apr, 18:00 - 19:30

To register » A warm welcome to a panel discussion where we dive deep into the challenges indigenous peoples face today. Indigenous rights are human rights and we know that Indigenous rights are violated all over the world. At the same time, indigenous peoples are standing up and resisting, for their right to culture, history and language as well as for the right to continue to farm and use land […]

March 31, 2023, Calendar, Seminars

Agriculture and the Future: Sustainable Practices and Global Supply

Date and time: 27 Mar, 17:30 - 19:00

Information in English below. FUF's local group Uppsala invites you to a panel discussion on global challenges linked to industrial and large-scale agriculture as well as small-scale and alternative agriculture. The conversation will touch on different areas within the agricultural industry based on a sustainability perspective where both the social, economic and ecological aspects are highlighted. What are the strengths and weaknesses [...]

March 15, 2023, Calendar, Local group, Seminars, Educational activity

Lecture: Personal experiences from Palestine

Date and time: 14 Mar, 16:45 - 19:30

You probably know about Palestine, but have you felt like you want to know more about the country, but were too lazy to ask Uncle Google about it? Do you want to gain insight into what the present looks like in an ancient country? And most importantly: do you like to socialize over coffee, or do you prefer to learn […]

March 8, 2023, Calendar, Local group, Seminars, Educational activity