Decolonizing Aid Will Take More Than Listening

Lina Srivastava
6 min readJun 30, 2020

Follow our lead. Commit to act.

Dodoma Road, Arusha, Tanzania. Photo by author.

Every Black and brown woman* in the world has a story of being unheard. When you work in human rights or global development, if you’re looking for it, you start seeing the persistent pattern of silencing, dismissing, and ignoring women of color, whether in affected communities or local leadership (or even in your own organizations). You start to…

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Lina Srivastava

Founder of Center for Transformational Change https://transformationalchange.co. Using narrative to cultivate community power towards just futures.