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Frieda Menco - Brommet Memorial
Frieda Menco - Brommet passed away on February 22, 2019, at the age of 93. By reporting in countless ways on the horrors of the Second World War, Frieda played an important role in Dutch society and beyond.
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Anna Timmerman Joins Committee of Recommendation
Humanity in Action the Netherlands proudly announces the newest member to our Committee of Recommendation, Anna Timmerman.
Senior Fellow Nienke Venema in ABN AMRO's Financial Focus
"Our society will always need critical journalists, human rights lawyers and activists to keep those in power as well as institutions on their toes and to keep citizens well informed."
Nawal Mustafa on the prejudice of being a Black Muslim Woman
“I often think to myself: I'm not what you think I am. I will not allow myself to be reduced to labels." - says Senior Fellow Nawal Mustafa.
As part of the Humanity in Action Fellowship, our Fellows are tasked with developing impactful projects in their own communities.
Short Film: "Thin Ice"
"Thin Ice," a short film addressing the increasing fear of terrorism and the consequential prejudicial discrimination.
Stories of Womanhood
Stories of Womanhood is an initiative of Sharona Badloe and Sophia Blijden that aims to show the power of a personal story. In academic and political discussions on feminism, sexism, and discrimination, polarization seems to be omnipresent.
Definitely Family: Cross-border Families.
Merel started her Action Project in the summer of 2017. She and her father left the Netherlands for Tajikistan by car. The goal was to meet families along the way to find out who they saw as an indispensable part of their family.
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Every year, new Humanity in Action Fellows come together in six cities across Europe and the United States to study how and why people confront intolerance and protect democratic values.
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