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How can we fix US democracy?
Our Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellows gathered for a conversation about the causes and consequences of the January 6th attack on the US Capitol and how democratic societies can move forward.
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Online Workshop: How to Recognize Everyday Racism?
While Article 1 of the Dutch Constitution states that discrimination based on religion, belief, political affiliation, race, gender or any other ground is not allowed, discrimination is still very common in the Netherlands. As part of the 2021 ‘Week against Racism’ in Amsterdam, Humanity in Action The Netherlands and the Regional Center for Discrimination Amsterdam organize a workshop on the practice to address everyday racism.
Senior Fellow Ishan Sharma awarded Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
Senior Fellow Ishan Sharma has recently been awarded a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship for the fall 2020 semester. Ishan is spending six to nine months working at the Federation of American Scientists in Washington, DC.
Senior Fellow Carolin Wiedemann releases book "Tender and Free"
Senior Fellow Carolin Wiedemann published her first book "Tender and Free" on January 28th. A book about gender politics, "Tender and Free" analyzes the violence of today's patriarchal rule.
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“You Will Never Walk Alone” - Polish Women* Strike Back
On November 28, 1918, Polish women won their right to vote. 102 years on, they are still fighting for their right to self-determination, equality and freedom of choice. Once a leader in advancing women’s rights, Poland achieved women’s suffrage two years prior to the United States and ahead of most European states. Today, Poland leads Europe as one of the most oppressive countries for women, violating their fundamental human right by denying them reproductive rights.
To Lesbos and Back Again: In a Continent That Has Forgotten Its Humanity
Nanna Vedel-Hertz, Master of Arts in Journalism, Media and Globalization, shares her experiences of travelling to a refugee camp on Lesbos, her disbelief in how human rights are discarded at the European borders and elsewhere, and the role of media.
You Are the Difference
I think there are three things right now that Humanity in Action can accomplish from a civil society perspective: draw the line, emphasize the difference, and provide a public space for the exchange of ideas on how to move forward as a network.
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With How to Fix Democracy, we unravel the fragile state of our democracies in Europe and the United States.
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Talking About Inequality
Senior Fellows Tess Luttikhuis and Annelie Boeren developed a short intersectional educational program with first-year secondary school students through an interactive game on the theme of inequality in Dutch society.
Wheels: A Vocational Program for Roma Girls
Through the Wheels program, Senior Fellow Rafaela Tsinafournioti introduces Roma girls to a variety of professions through discussion, activities, and interviews with professionals.
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