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Lion Hunters to Lion Protectors

Using traditional beliefs and giving them a new purpose

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Maasai warriors traditionally hunted lions but when they understood how important lions are to the continued existence of their eco-system they in turn became Lion Guardians. 

Can we re-train people in official capacities such as law enforcement, educators, leaders to learn how to respect women & girls. In many cultures women working or being educated is seen as a threat to masculinity.

How instead can we make these people understand the importance of independant women and hence create a safer society for them?

 

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Photo of Meena Kadri

Great analogous inspiration with a touch of biomimicry, Mansi!