Changemaker Stories

Woman of honour

10th December 2018

Jamila Sajid tells Jonathan Ranger that Muslim men have no right to dictate to women – and her husband, an Imam, agrees.

Acting for change

10th December 2018

Chris Channer talks with Amanda Clements about a lifetime using theatre to make a difference.

I can’t give up

10th December 2018

Josephine Apira knows the pain of northern Uganda first hand. She talks to Amanda Clements and Yee-Liu Williams.

Unlocking the pearl inside

10th December 2018

Tsegga Medhin Seyoum is passionate about empowering girls through science and technology. She talks with Yee-Liu Williams.

Living peace in Syria

10th December 2018

When Iman Al Ghafari returned to Syria after studying in Canada, she began to run Creators of Peace Circles for women in Damascus. She talks to Kate Monkhouse about preparing for peace in a time of war.

Family affair

10th December 2018

Samiya Lerew talks to Yee-Liu Williams about the challenges facing British-Somali families, FGM, and graduating on the same day as her son.

Running with the bishop

10th December 2018

Barbara Down is a few months into her role as Lady Mayoress of Newcastle upon Tyne. She talks to Jacqui Daukes.

Stand your ground

10th December 2018

Thembi Cecilia Silundika tells Aleksandra Shymina about three Russian women who have influenced her life.

My own best friend

10th December 2018

Helena Salazar de von Arnim is a survivor of child abuse. For her, forgiveness was the path to freedom.

The power of availability

8th August 2018

Darren Hildrow tells Michael Smith about the unlikely friendship which transformed his life.

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