In this first episode we meet SI alumna Elsa Da Silva who started SafeCity - an initiative to make cities all over the world safer for women and girls. Elsa participated in the Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) in 2012 which became the starting point for what now is her passion and career.
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We travel to Minsk to participate in a workshop on online activism for young people, organized by two Swedish Institute alumni. Speaker of the evening is YouTube star Nika Vodvud, also known as Nixel Pixel and she encourages the participants to speak up against injustice in the online community.
Victor Kaonga in Lilongwe runs a national radio channel. When he came back from studies in Sweden he realized how unequal the radio world was and started to inviting women to his show. But he didn’t stop there. Now he is fighting to shed light on the issue of gender equality in the church in Malawi, a country where 95% of the population identify as religious.