Human Rights

The present work has, as a research focus, the performance of the Northwest Regional Elderly Forum of Belo Horizonte. The objective is to analyze how relations of representativeness are elaborated by part of the members, representatives of the forum, with regard to the elderly represented and the view of the...
The referred case study analyzes the National Conference of Public Security – CONSEG, a wide and participatory forum that innovated in the debate on public policies for public security, breaking paradigms discussing new solutions along with an organized civil society and a set of professional working with public security. Among...
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...
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History Independent Advisory Groups (IAGs) have been developed nationally in the United Kingdom to better understand the role the police have upon diverse communities. The IAG project was pushed following the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report of 1999, published as ‘The Macpherson report’. Stephen Lawrence was the victim of a racially...
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.
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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.
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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