Agents for Change

Agents VS Stereotypes

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Mission: to encourage and support children, young people and adults to develop positive personal identities that are not constrained by gender stereotypes.

For more information, connections and resources about preventing violence against women:

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To connect with Hala Abdelbour and the Institute of Non-Violence

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Music Credits
“Blue” - by Philip Okerstrom, “Sneaking Secret Agent” by Praded, “An Arcade Adventure,” “A Train Ride Away,” “A Sentimental Start,” “An Inside Track,” “A Life Begins,””A Fascinating Feeling,” “A Deep Emotion,” and “A Timeless Journey Eric Schwartz (SchwartzSound), “Deliebes Flower Duet Lakme” by D Hamilton for Lynne Publishing, “Tonight,” by Phil Crawford, “Footsteps” by Jess Rees and Phil Crawford, “La Pompe du Trompe,” “What’s the Angle,” “Funk in the Trunk,” “Tomorrow’s Times,” and “Moments” by Shane Ivers, “Accoustic Road” by Music Dog, “I Just Want You” by Steve Rice, “Fast Jazz Drums and Bass” by Evolving Vibes, “Jet Pilot Anthem” by Audio Visual Films, “Creative Thinking” by Tristan Noon, “Light Science Comedy Documentary” by The Dapper Chap, “Wonders of the Ocean” by Purple Planet Music, “Fight” by Positive Sounds, “Underwater” by silverhoof, “AI Technological Brain” by Pavel Krychtalek, “Swinging Jazz Bass and Drums” by Rich Emery, “No Tomorrow,” and “Pizzicato Bass Loop” by DL Sounds, “Emotional Ambient Strings” by Orchestralis, “Unanswered Questions,” “New Direction,” and “On the Cool Side,” by Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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