Songs with Purpose: An Interview with Naomi Wachira

A couple of weeks ago AS4A had the pleasure of speaking with up-and-coming US-based Kenyan musician Naomi Wachira. Naomi,  a self described introvert is not only a singer/songwriter but also the proud mother of a three-year old little girl, and an administrator at a non-profit organization in Seattle, Washington. We’re thrilled to introduce the AS4A…

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Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in a packed West Philadelphia artist/community Wondering how her child is faring, a mother shares her worries and her longing to hold her daughter once more. “For me, explained Gayflor,“it’s the same as during the war, when people didn’t know where their children were. I was separated from my two-year-old…

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Where is the Money for “Sweet Mother”? A Conversation with Muadi Mukenge

Two months ago, women and women’s rights took center stage as the world celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) with speeches, panel discussions, marches and song. AS4A had the opportunity to speak with Muadi Mukenge,  at the Commission on the Status of Women on IWD and we’re pleased to share her insights on the importance of…

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Amazing Africa: International Women’s Day Edition

Celebrate International Women’s Day this Friday and show the women of the world the respect and love they deserve! More images from One.org’s Amazing Africa International Women’s Day Edition here. Follow @AfricaSpeaks4 Tweet

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