Bonnie Florencia Shariff is a woman human rights defender and young entrepreneur. She works to fight discrimination and empower women and girls by promoting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Her advocacy objectives are: building a world beyond discrimination and participating in Madagascar’s development.
Bonnie is the founder of ODIMA (Organisation pour le Développement Intellectuel de Madagascar), a non–profit Malagasy human rights organisation of young people that practices research advocacy focused on the fight against discrimination in all its forms, poverty, as well as human rights defenders protection, promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. ODIMA’s mission is to contribute to the sustainable development of Madagascar while integrating the gender perspective. The organisation carries out projects and programmes relating to Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, entrepreneurship and equality between women and men, information dissemination, and sets up projects to popularise concepts useful to a social life-egalitarian and healthy economy.
Bonnie is also an alumna of ISHR’s HRDAP training.
In this video, she speaks about the importance of inclusive societies in a world that is becoming increasingly globalised.