Reading Time: 2 minutes The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) specializes in developing toolkits like their Pocket Guide to Supporting Learners with Disabilities. This Pocket Guide complements the INEE Minimum Standards guide which articulates the right to education for all children and young people, including those affected by crisis. This guide is intended to be a short and Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Farmworkers, consumers and food retail companies adopted a more just and sustainable food system. The Fair Food Program (FFP) is a worker-driven approach that ensures farmworkers can preserve their human rights and fair labor wages. Created by the Coalition of the Immokalee Workers (CIW), the Fair Food Program is one effective method of securing food justice. Food Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes Yesterday was International Human Rights Day. Organizations, advocates, human rights defenders, politicians, scholars, and young students took to social media to declare their dedication and commitment to #StandUp4HumanRights. Today, we want to highlight some of the beautifully, powerful tweets that resonated with us. Most importantly, among this recap of inspiring online solidarity, are noteworthy international human Read More
Reading Time: 7 minutes Since Dilma Rousseff was ousted from office in 2016, one thing is sure: Brazilian society has lost critical hope on politics and is now profoundly polarized. With two extremes of the political spectrum unwilling to dialogue and failing to tackle its structural problems, Brazilian democracy and human rights are now at stake. Origins of a Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes We’ve done some podcast exploring and created a list of our favorite human rights and civil resistance episodes. Listen in on interviews and conversations by activists, lecturers, public radio broadcasters and more! This resource roundup is accessible to ALL users and anyone wanting to learn more about human rights topics and global social movements. Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes There is an exhaustive list of online courses and trainings that offer education about human rights. We’ve compiled a diverse list of practical, online (and free) courses for you to explore and enhance your learning experience. Introduction to Human Rights: These three human rights online courses are offered in Spanish, French, and English; suitable for Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Brazilian labour leader and environmentalist, Chico Mendes is considered one of the most influential leaders in the global environmental movement. He was assassinated in 1988 while campaigning to stop forest clearance in the Brazilian Amazon. Today, an average of four environmental human rights defenders (EHRDs) are killed each week, (50 in 2018 so far), and the world Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas) is an online, interactive platform centered on a visual display of thousands of socio-environmental conflicts. From deforestation and palm oil plantations in the Amazonia of Peru to the endangered corals in Okinawa, Japan, the EJAtlas coalition of strategists, organizers and scholars collaborate to expose mobilization efforts through case studies as a way Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Women’s leadership and participation during times of conflict is a crucial component of peacebuilding. When women are involved in peace processes, there is a 20 percent increase in the probability of an agreement lasting for 2 or more years, and a 35 percent increase in the probability of it lasting 15 years or longer. There are multiple Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes There is a growing consensus about the importance of women’s reproductive health and rights, access to family planning and the understanding of menstrual hygiene management as a requisite to the full enjoyment of human rights. According to the Global Fund for Women, 225 million women worldwide want (but lack access to) contraception; approximately 800 women die daily Read More
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In honour of #WhiteWednesdays movement. I’m so thrilled to see this amazing Art by Mexican artist Alexa Ledesma. I appreciate your support.
Yes in the 21st century being unveiled & felling the wind in my hair is a crime in Iran. As a woman, my hair can scare the Islamic Republic.
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The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) specializes in developing toolkits like their Pocket Guide to Supporting Learners with Disabilities.
This Pocket Guide complements the INEE Minimum Standards guide which articulates the right to education for all children and young people, including those affected by crisis.
This guide is intended to… [more]
Ahed is a Palestinian teenager who spent 8 months in an Israeli prison for standing up to a soldier after her cousin was shot in the head with a rubber bullet by an Israeli soldier. Her arrest drew international attention to the imprisonment of Palestinian children and… [more]
Got 2 minutes? Hop over to today’s #FeaturedFridayResource and learn how you can support students with disabilities in all areas of education.
How Kyrgyz authorities almost banned a womenâs rally on International Womenâs DayA nationalist vigilante group had pledged to break up the rally but the event went ahead without interruption.Read more >>
Let's celebrate People Powered Movements this week! Follow Human Rights Connected and Pretty Friction to champion inspiring human rights movements from around the world. To enter our #RESISTgiveaway, scroll down to the end of this post!Day 1: Can nonviolence end decades of dictatorship in Sudan? Day 2: Human Trafficking Happens… [more]