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Sharon Settecasse

Sharon Settecasse

Sharon Settecasse is Oxfam Australia’s Youth Engagement Adviser. She is inspired by the young people, especially the young women, she sees fighting for a fair, just and sustainable society.

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Is there room on the broom for young women?

Active citizenship, Gender, Youth 0 Comments

For International Youth Day Sharon Settecasse looks at what lessons the development sector, and especially those working with young women, could take from the popular children’s book, ‘Room on the Broom’. Room on the Broom is a children’s book packed with lessons for children, and, as it turns out, for the development sector. It is story of a witch who, …