Gender & Racial Equality

The provision of public hearings in the Federal Supreme Court's (STF) field of action refers to the publication of Law No. 9,868, of 1999, and Law 9882/99 should also be mentioned - the first regulates the Direct Unconstitutionality Action (ADI) and Declaratory Action of Constitutionality (ADC) and the second deals...
After gaining self-governance in 2003 the Carcross/Tagish First Nation has been creating a system of governance rooted in their history and people. Each step of the way provides innovative and interesting examples of self-governance and democratic decision-making. They are gradually developing policies in a number of domains, including elders, finance,...
Black Lives Matter (BLM) est un mouvement pour l’équité raciale et la fin de la brutalité policière envers des Afro-Américains et l’oppression internationale des personnes noires.
The Global Shapers Community is “a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities” (Global Shapers World Economic Forum website). Since its inception, the GSTH has identified a number of themes...
Mission and Purpose The Federation of the Rural and Urban Poor (FRUP), in alliance with the Centre for Community Organisation and Development (CCODE), seeks to “train poor communities in fields such as the importance of daily community savings, income generation, and general community development.” (CCODE, 2017) History FRUP was founded...
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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In many Sub-Saharan African contexts, the promotion of gender equality and women's empowerment is an imperative. Kenya's radio listening groups and radio programmes further this goal by disseminating the information necessary for women to claim their rights as citizens and to claim access to government services.
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).
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This case documents how ordinary people in northern Uganda are choosing to participate in informal settings on a daily basis. Here, away from the gaze of those in power, people are able to speak their minds with their friends and family, exploring the legitimacy, potential, and power of their concerns.
Purpose and Goals The 1st Teenagers’ Municipal Council, held in the city of Ilion, Greece in 2015, was a simulation of the Ilion Municipal Council intended to familiarize high school-aged constituents with local democratic institutions. The event was held within the framework of the European Local Democracy Week — an...
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