Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Deeper relationships

Volunteering can be exhausting, but being part of a pride can help.

Emma and Stephen Yates share their story of observing the local ways and taking the time to consider their decisions. Sometimes this involves following local rules around gender and sometimes demonstrating an alternative.

Health and Gender

Catherine and Emma in the Lusaka Gender office

Stephen and Emma Yates explain what their roles as a volunteer doctor and gender justice advocate entail.

9 of our favourite Ted Talks by Women

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It’s International Women’s Day. What greater reason to spend some time watching these inspiring videos from women across the world.


I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands
to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any. - Mohandas Gandhi