Ending poverty and achieving gender equality is not unrealistic, reaching the UN’s sustainable development goals just depends on our priorities
If Trump hadn’t been elected, you wouldn’t see the mobilisation of civil society that we are seeing now. Not having the safety net of a good government – or at least the perception of a good government – has forced people to speak out and demand progress.
With [Trump’s] election, we started having necessary and difficult conversations about racism, sexism, classism that have been in the American and global consciousness for a long time. Brexit was the same. It doesn’t mean that people suddenly began to think about these things overnight. A lot of people have been aware of them for a long time. But now society is finally being forced to address them.
I’m very optimistic. I’ve got to be, I’m a Muslim woman
It’s unbelievable that we’re willing to spend billions of dollars on drones but not on universal healthcare
Link : Even in the age of Trump, I believe we can meet the global goals