WiB Team

WiB Team

Words in the Bucket provides a platform for local perspectives and informed views, giving a voice to students, researchers, concerned citizens, human rights activists and experts.
  • Meet the Rohingya woman who fights for ethnic equality in Burma

    This article was written by Virginia Vigliar and Magdalena Mach   When she was 18 years old, Wai Wai Nu, her mother, her sister and one of her brothers heard a loud bang on the door in the middle of the night. 15 security forces arrested them and took...
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    Thrǣdable

    Thrǣdable is an emerging social enterprise that attempts to empower the marginalized many by bridging the gap between our planet’s myriad communities. Their mission is to give voice to the marginalized. They aim to raise funds for social projects that have substantial and long-term positive impacts and to raise...
  • Know Your Rights- The Clash

    A mockery of  society – in typical punk rock style-  ‘Know Your Rights’ by English punk rock band The Clash truly speaks for itself. Released as the first song in the album Combat rock, released in 1982. The song begins and ends in a sarcastic tone, with the lead...
  • Read books, change the world!

    The books we read tell something about who we are as individuals. The books we write, say something about who we are as people belonging to a country, to a culture, to a religion. Books have the power to stir social change, to enlighten, to challenge ideas, ideals, to...
  • 109 World

    109 World

    109 World is a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling each person’s unique ability to make a change in the world by creating online movements, hosting global mission trips and raising awareness for the greatest social and environmental challenges of our time....
  • Your Voice, Your Weapon

    The events of the night of my assault to date still re play very clearly in my mind, how the man touched me, how he pushed me into the bushes, how he wreaked of alcohol and cigarette smoke, how dry and dirty my mouth felt as he forced his...
  • World AIDS Day Campaign 2015 – Video

    In the last two weeks we asked you to join our World AIDS Day Campaign to show you care about ‪getting to zero‬ by 2030 new HIV infections, discrimination and AIDS-related deaths and asking governments and institutions to‪ keep the promise‬ they made during the last September Sustainable Development Summit....
  • Nuba Reports

    Nuba Reports

    The reporting team and the Nuba Reports website were created to draw international attention to the increasingly urgent and underreported humanitarian situation, human rights violations and violence in the remote region closed off by the Sudanese government. Nuba Reports has become a crucial source of information for NGOs and...
  • Anarchy in the UK

    The English dictionary defines anarchy as: “A state of disorder due to absence or non. Recognition of authority or other controlling systems” In a conservative England, this is exactly the message that Sex Pistols wanted to get across. Panic, Mess, rebellion. Anarchy in the U.K. is a song by...
  • Syria Infographic: Four Years Later

    Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Syrian civil war. This is one of the worst crises in our era: 13,000 people have been killed in prisons under Bashar al Assad regime in the last four years. In the UN building in New York, just a few days ago, an...
  • I Can See Through Your Masks

    ‘Masters of War’, included in the 1963 album ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan’, is not the usual antiwar and pacifist song, it is a strong condemnation of the people responsible for the atrocities of war and for the deaths and the blood that it brings, with particular reference to the...
  • 100 Years of Beauty in Iran

    Created by Cut Communications, the video shows how beauty and style have changed during the years in Iran. There is a strong message on how social and political  status is so strongly reflected in women’s behavior and clothes. For example the 1920s was when women started going to university for the...
  • Kobane is free

    After 4 months, Kobane is finally free. Thanks to the Kurds, who have fought a bloody battle of resistance and freedom against IS. Islamist militants had launched an assault on the predominantly Kurdish town last year, forcing tens of thousands of locals into exile. The Kurds are a population...
  • Defying Gender Roles

    Defying gender roles is a grassroots group formed by friends (men and women) convinced about the need to act purposefully in making visible alternative gender roles and to contribute in deconstructing harmful traditional gender roles attributed to men (and women) in society. They aim to empower men to question what...
  • The Holy Brawl

    As a result of a peculiar unraveling of events (Call it fate?) in Jerusalem, within 500 square meters, are located three of the most sacred sites of three of the biggest religions in the world. For Jews, the Western Wall (better known as the Wailing Wall) is the striking...