From Adversity to Advocacy: Voices of Change and Empowerment

Embark on a transformative journey with us as we delve into the stories of resilience and activism at Norway Summit. In the panel, "From Adversity to Advocacy: Voices of Change and Empowerment" we will hear from Cidi Nzita, Hoda Khamosh, and Oksana Babyak, each of whom brings a unique perspective shaped by their backgrounds and experiences.

Cidi Nzita's journey from Angola to Norway as a refugee is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Despite facing the horrors of war in his home country, Cidihas not only rebuilt his life but has also dedicated himself to empowering youth through sports and education. As the founder of "Springbrett for ungdom", he provides invaluable resources and support to children and young adults, emphasizing the importance of community and mentorship.

Hoda Khamosh's story is one of courage and defiance in the face of oppression. Born in Iran and later returning to Afghanistan, she has navigated the challenges of displacement and discrimination with unwavering determination. Through her poetry and activism, she amplifies the voices of Afghan women and fights for their rights in the face of adversity. Her bold stance against the Taliban and relentless pursuit of justice serve as a beacon of hope for women everywhere.

Oksana Babyak's commitment to her homeland of Ukraine exemplifies the power of grassroots activism. Faced with the devastating impact of the Russian invasion, she mobilized resources and support to aid Ukrainian refugees and frontline defenders. Her efforts shows the importance action in the face of global threats to democracy and human rights.

"From Adversity to Advocacy: Voices of Change and Empowerment" serves as a poignant reminder that even in our privilege, there are meaningful actions we can take.