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About Nelly Bassily

Nelly Bassily is a Programme Associate with Young Feminist Activism. She has a degree in journalism from Concordia University,  Montreal. She works on a feminist community radio show called The Third Wave, profiling feminist news, initiatives and events from different corners of the globe, with a focus on gender-based violence, rape culture and reproductive justice.

Articles by Nelly Bassily

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Those who believe in freedom: Yara Sallam

Yara Sallam is starting the second year of her sentence in Qanater Women's prison outside Cairo. She says, "I do not feel any regret or self-defeat, the prison is not inside me." 

Shackles different from my own: building an intergenerational women's movement

Inclusion and representation are at the centre of the many struggles for women's human rights, and are equally important in multigenerational organising to maintain the rhythm and longevity of our feminisms.

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