Human Rights

Mission and Purpose The Malawi Human Rights Youth Network (MHRYN) is a secretariat for 68 youth organizations throughout Malawi. MHRYN mobilizes funding, coordinates, and builds the capacity of these member organizations. MHRYN’s vision is to achieve “an environment where youth and children are empowered and participate in issues that affect...
Auteur : Axelle Tribouillier. Le mouvement Black Lives Matter (BLM) a d’abord vu le jour aux États-Unis pour dénoncer la violence policière et les inégalités vécues par les communautés noires, avant de se propager dans de nombreux pays à travers le monde. Qualifié comme étant un nouveau mouvement pour les...
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Beginning in 1970, the Mazdoor Kisan Party and associated peasant movements undertook campaigns to pressure landlords to implement tenancy law and to control rents. The movement was empowering for those involved, ultimately forcing the state apparatus and government to become more accountable to the demands of the peasantry, as opposed...
Mission and Purpose The Centre for Community Organisation and Development’s (CCODE) mission is to be “a leading institution in empowering organizations of the poor in Malawi to be socio-economically self-reliant through capacity building initiatives.” (CCODE, 2017) In an interview with Executive Director Sungani Chalemba, Mr. Chalemba emphasized that alleviating urban...
This case documents the use of the Facebook group “Mouvement du 20 Février - Maroc - حركة 20 فبراير” and the citizen-led online open access Mamfakinch by Moroccan activists to express grievances, discuss, share uncensored information and to organize a broad based movement within Morocco coordinated around February 20th 2011.
This case documents how Ghanaian women were able to build consensus and draft the Women's Manifesto for Ghana through deliberative assembly meetings. The Manifesto offers analysis, prescriptive demands and establishes a Women’s Manifesto Coalition, to ensure that the human rights of women are upheld.
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Problems and Purpose Women radio listening groups in Kenya are a democratic innovation in citizen participation as seen through the case of the Ford Foundation, that had considerable influence in funding a group in Malindi. Through various radio programs, marginalized women gain more knowledge and become empowered by learning about...
Housed as a semi-autonomous body within Justice and Reconciliation Project in northern Uganda, the Women’s Advocacy Network's mission is “to seek reintegration, reconciliation, and justice for war-affected women” (Justice and Reconciliation Project 2017).
Mission and Purpose The Lango Youth Development Network (LAYDNET) is a youth-led community-based organization/network based in Lira, northern Uganda. LAYDNET has three specific objective statements (Profile of LAYDNET, 2016). Firstly, it pledges to advocate for the rights of youth with emphasis to women empowerment for economic development (Ibid). Secondly, it...
1) Problemas e propósito Os Encontros Regionais dos Conselhos da Comunidade ocorridos nos anos de 2007 e 2008 alcançaram a extensão de Norte a Sul do Brasil. No ano de 2007 ocorreu o Encontro Regional da Região Sul e, em seguida, no ano de 2008, os Encontros estenderam-se às regiões:...
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