Farida – The Power of Solidarity

Farida is a social media activist and runs a popular blog speaking out for sexual rights and topics important to youth in Kyrgyzstan. Her outspoken stance on women’s rights caused her to face physical and verbal threats in her community. As a result Farida sought UAF support. In 2011, a local organization working with Farida, the Kloop Media Public Foundation requested funds to evacuate Farida to a safer location. A