Apathy, among other factors, is partially responsible for giving radical movements space to gain a foothold in modern politics. Human rights activist Hajer Sharief teaches the importance of political participation among all citizens – especially youngsters. She believes that introducing diplomacy skills at the family dinner table, a microcosm of the larger political stage, can inspire youths to remain engaged in politics into adulthood. Her idea ought to resonate with parents responsible for raising the next generation of politicians and voters.
About the Speaker
Hajer Shareif is a human rights activist and a co-founder of the Together We Build It Foundation.