Leina

Joined Sep 2010
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End Breast Ironing With Me

What I'm Leading

I am leading a campaign to end the horrendous practice of breast ironing in Cameroon and Sierra Leone.We visit young girls of breast developing  age in schools and talk to them about the importance and beauty of their breasts. We make them excited about their new breasts by gifting them little bras.We courage them to use bras to hold their budding breasts firm and to say No to Breast Ironing!We also  visit women in poor and vulnerable communities and provide them with sensitization and free screening to breast related diseases as a means of succor to those whose breasts have been negatively affected by the practice.

Who I'm Impacting

Thousands of young girls and women in Cameroon and Sierra Leone.

Bio

About Me

I am an international Gender Consultant/Development practitioner. I love and know how to help women transform their bleak stories into visions that transform communities. I am also a once upon a time multi-award winning journalist who has been transformed by her stories into crusader against breast ironing.

My Vision

To affect the lives of women worldwide,through a form of leadership that puts the interest of the suffering masses first

Interests

Economic PowerEducation EqualityGender-based ViolenceEmpowering GirlsWomen's HealthHuman Rights for WomenWomen in LeadershipWomen in Technology

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Leina commented on Calling for a Ceasefire to the World`s Longest War:Violence against Women Oct 11, 2018 Leina commented on How ugly is the Miss Sierra Leone beauty pageant? Oct 02, 2018 Leina commented on “Reciprocity in Rights Respect To Promote Positive Peace” (RRR 2 PPP) Oct 02, 2018 Leina commented on CAMEROONIAN WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY FRONTLINE ADVOCATES Oct 02, 2018 Leina commented on The Definition of Security Is Not Complete Without Mention of Healthcare Accessibility. Oct 02, 2018 Leina commented on I  COULDN’T BEAR THE TO SEE ANOTHER LIVE BEING LOST Oct 02, 2018 Leina commented on L'INSECURITE AU CONGO DANS LE TERRITOIRE DE BENI Oct 02, 2018 Leina commented on Women take your place in security issues Oct 02, 2018 Leina commented on You Cannot Shame Me for Choosing to Dream Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on LA TECHNOLOGIE DES FEMMES Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on L'HEURE EST VENUE: LES ACTIVITES RURALES ET URBAINES TRANSFORMENT LA VIE DES FEMMES Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on MARIAGE PAR COMMISSION ET LEURS CONSEQUENCE Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on SOUTENONS NOTRE RACE QUI EST LE SANG ROUGE Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on Pour toutes les femmes de la planête Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on L’IMPACTE DE LA TECHOLOGIE Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on Infertility, a silent killer Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on THE WOMAN TODAY… Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on AN ODE TO ALL THE MOMS IN THE WORLD Mar 08, 2018 Leina commented on CAMEROON: How Buses Can Stop the Spread of STIs Mar 28, 2017 Leina commented on Standing with my US sisters from Addis Ababa #WomensMarch Jan 22, 2017
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