Gallery: An Important Message from Khadija Gbla

Today, as part of our lead up to International Women’s Day, we’re handing the kikki.K Instagram and kikki.K blog platforms over to the super empowering, dedicated and inspiring Khadija Gbla.

Khadija is a proud feminist, an award-winning human rights activist and an inspirational speaker, on a mission to protect girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) and to support and empower survivors.

Khadija’s mission and the work she does is so incredibly inspiring and we asked her to share as much information as possible with us all, to educate and inspire us, so we can all become makers of positive change in the world.

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Fighting for Human Rights: Q&A with Khadija Gbla – Award-Winning Activist, Leader & Speaker.

As part of our International Women’s Day spotlight on incredible women, we’d love to introduce you to the super strong and inspiring force of nature, Khadija Gbla.  An African Australian human rights activist, Khadija is the definition of an empowered woman fighting for what she believes in and pushing for positive change around the world.

After coming from Gambia to Australia as a refugee at just 13 years of age, Khadija has experienced the sad truth of discrimination, racism, inequality and abuse many women face first-hand.

Now, she is not only a survivor but a passionate advocate for other women who have suffered the same, dedicating her life to helping young women around the world – campaigning against and raising awareness for Female Genital Mutilation (or FGM).

We took five with Khadija to ask her a few questions about her inspiring work as well as her dreams and how she chooses to challenge every day. Keep reading to learn more and be sure to keep an eye out here as well as on our socials and Kristina’s Your Dream Life Podcast for plenty of inspiring content from a range of inspiring women over the next week.

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Choose to Dream, Believe, Challenge, Change and Achieve this International Women’s Day, and Always!

One of the most important days on the global calendar is almost upon us and at kikki.K, we’re inviting everyone to get involved. That’s right, International Women’s Day 2021 #IWD2021 is on 8 March 2021, and it’s never been more important.

A global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, the day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. And this year the theme is one of the strongest and most meaningful yet, as ‘Choose to Challenge’.

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Showing Our Pride, and What Love Means to Us…

As World Pride Month draws to a close, we’ve been reminiscing the momentous events of late 2017 and early 2018, when Australia’s LGBTQI+ community were finally given the legal right to marry.

As our social feeds this month were coloured by rainbows celebrating pride, love and equality (as well as rainbows shared as symbols of love and care in windows all over the world as we manage or way through a global pandemic), our guests and team members reminded us of the joy, positivity and support we took to the world stage with kikki.K’s LGBTQI+ diversity and inclusion campaign of January 2018, More Love.

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