All Articles about Human Rights
Reach out: Increased Educational Opportunities in Bristol.
Noor co-organized two university-based outreach initiatives to extend educational opportunities in the city of Bristol in the United Kingdom.
H.A.R.T.A (Housing Affordability in Real Terms Act)
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Nikos Vrantsis is currently an Assistant Researcher of Social Sustainability of Alternative Housing Models at the Institute of Urban Research in Uppsala. This project focuses on the mapping and identification of housing potential in rural areas, with a particular focus on inactive housing stock and abandoned resources.
Leaving no one behind - Training civic rescuers while raising awareness on the drowning human rights in the seas of Europe.
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Iason Apostolopoulos is the field coordinator of the Italian humanitarian organization Mediterranea Saving Humans, where he leads the Search and Rescue operations in the central Mediterranean Sea onboard the Mare Jonio rescue vessel. The idea os his project is to promote the concept of civil response at sea to a wider audience and to strengthen the already existing network of people who actively protect migrants’ lives. The mobilization of local communities is a crucial factor in this process.
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Christiana Bukalo is a Senior Diversity and Sustainability Manager at the German streaming startup Joyn. Her current role focuses on establishing a solid foundation and strategy for the company’s activities in inclusion and sustainability. Her project aims to provide a platform for an authentic reflection of what it means to be stateless in today's world. By inviting stateless people to speak up about their struggles and challenges, Statefree.world will simultaneously raise awareness and lay emphasis on the need for change and political support.
Building International Solidarity
Kalena Thomhave wrote a series of articles detailing the indignities of Filipino call center workers who are organizing for a labor union. Her work highlights the role of the US labor movement in this process and the importance of international solidarity.
Real Money Moves: Divesting from Private Prisons and Immigrant Detention Centers
Senior Fellow Jasmine Rashid created the campaign "Real Money Moves" to help combat mass incarceration and advocate for immigrant rights.
Les Pages Vertes (LPV) - a directory of sustainable European fashion
Senior Fellow Rachel Forster invented Les Pages Vertes (LPV), a sustainable European fashion directory that lists more than 400 brands from 44 countries across all ages and genders.
Room for action - girls' activist workshops
In September and October this year Dagmara Magryta and Beata Janus, HIA Poland senior fellows, are to implement their action project within the framework of the Wrocław-based Microgrants.
HER Docs Film Festival
HER Docs Film Festival is the first documentary film festival in Poland presenting the oeuvre of womxn filmmakers.
The Paths of the Future
'The Paths of the Future,' was a five-day event that included lectures, discussions, workshops, and a film viewing, covering various topic regarding the position of Roma people, their language, and culture, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.