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29. July 2015

Mothers of Foreign Fighters: Building up the European platform of Mothers who have lost their children to Syria

This film showcases the voices of three mothers who have lost their children to Syria. This group of women are courageously speaking out about the early warning signs of radicalization in order to inform ...


10. July 2013

We Refuse to Hate

The attacks of 9/11 have changed our world. We choose International Women's Day to highlight the resilience and determination of a particular group of women, who are working on this breakthrough in ...


24. November 2012

Your Mother

Film by Sisters Against Violent Extremism

We have seen over and over again that in cases of war, insecurity, terrorism, and violence, women are often the first victims, and they tend to pay the highest price. But women are driven to protect ...


20. March 2012

SAVE Returns to Tajikistan!

In February 2012 SAVE returned to Tajikistan to identify female community leaders and bring them together through a Teamshaping workshop in partnership with the Association of Scientific and ...


24. February 2012

Mothers for Change! Israel & Palestine

The story of Robi Damelin and Siham Abu Awwad

SAVE Sisters Robi Damelin and Siham Abu Awwad are two mothers who reach out to one another across the divide of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and formed a strong alliance. The peace process has ...


23. February 2012

After the Bullet

The story of Vinita Kamte

In 2008, terrorist attacks in Mumbai left 168 people dead after a 64-hour siege. One of the victims was police officer Ashok Kamte who was shot on his way to Cama Hospital. After losing her husband, ...


01. February 2012

Nigerian Women Stand Up to Violent Extremism

A message from SAVE sisters Esther Ibanga and Khadija Hawaja

Nigeria has entered the year 2012 with a worrying state of emergency as violent extremism is on the rise. SAVE Sisters Esther Ibanga and Khadija Hawaja have joined efforts to promote unity and peace ...


17. January 2012

Yemeni Women: Building a Better Future

Interview with Yemeni Experts Dr. Bilqis Jubari and Dr. Mohammed Al-Maitami on Zeitim Bild 24 - ORF Austria

In December 2011, Women without Borders/SAVE invited two Yemeni experts to Vienna to discuss the future economic and social challenges faced by their country since the uprisings that began in January ...


01. December 2011

New Hope for a New Beginning

Breaking Down Barriers between Indian and Pakistani Youth

On 22 November 2011, Women without Borders/SAVE-Sisters Against Violent Extremism facilitated a dialogue event between Indian and Pakistani youth in Mumbai to bridge the longstanding political divide ...


29. November 2011

Beyond Grief

New SAVE Video

Beyond Grief is a short documentary depicting the common journey of a group of women from India and Pakistan, who were all affected in one way or another by violent extremism. These brave women ...


24. Oktober 2011

Post-Revolution Egypt: Inclusive Democracy in the Making A Journalist’s View

Listen to Shahira Amin at the SAVE event in Vienna

In the middle of the Egyptian Revolution, Shahira Amin resigned as Deputy Head of Nile TV live on air in protest of the state television channel’s censorship of the uprising, as she did not want ...


11. September 2010

Journeys through Darkness Trailer

A SAVE Women without Borders documentary

The 3 minute trailer of our "Journeys through Darkness" documentary featuring three women in three different countries: an ex-member of an Islamist organisation in the UK, a pioneer against violent extremism ...


10. September 2010

Journeys through Darkness

A Women without Borders SAVE documentary

This 13 minute feature portrays three women: an ex-member of an Islamist organisation in the UK, a pioneer against violent extremism in Northern Ireland and a young woman affected by terrorism in Spain. ...


31. July 2010

SAVE - Schools Against Violent Extremism

The Childrens´ Voices Against Terrorism

A five-minute feature presenting the voices of Students Against Violent Extremism at the Delhi Public School in New Delhi, India, produced by Archana Kapoor. An initiative of SAVE - Sisters Against ...


21. June 2010

Women Know How! SAVE Sisters and their Vision for SAVE

A short documentary by Silja Strasser

In May 2010, activists, scholars, and decision makers from Pakistan, India, Yemen, Indonesia, Northern Ireland, Somalia, Israel, Palestine, and Bosnia came together to develop an implementation strategy ...


06. April 2010

Surviving Terror

A Women without Borders SAVE film

This 8-minute feature (by Archana Kapoor) is dedicated to the victims and survivors of the terror attacks in Mumbai in November 2008. ...


07. January 2009

SAVE Video Statements

Short visual clips of some of the SAVE participants

Please click on the links below to watch short visual statements by some of the participants of the SAVE conference in Vienna in November/December 08 in Vienna.