Reading Time: 2 minutes Women human rights defenders (WHRDs) play a crucial role in accelerating change and yet they continue to face increasing repression, violence and impunity at the hands of state and non-state actors. This recap of International Women’s Day will share three actionable ways you can actively participate in their resistance. Lesson 1: More action, less rhetoric Read More
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
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Today indigenous communities come together to celebrateÂ Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States. Native activists and their non-native allies are working nationwide to change the narrative from centering colonialism to centering the indigenous peoplesÂ who have resisted centuries of oppression. To echo this campaign, HRC brings you a resource round-up of… [more]
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