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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

2016 HRAP participant, Samuel Matsikure, was interviewed by Bustop.tv about his work as the program manager at Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ), a leading local LGBTQI organisation.“Coming from a very conservative society, to be where I am right now meant that I had to take bold decisions.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Join ISHR in welcoming the 2021-22 HRAP cohort to Columbia University! Twelve advocates working on issues including LGBTQI+ rights, indigenous peoples’ rights, youth development, capacity building, and disability rights will spend the fall semester online attending skill-based workshops, making presentations about their work and networking. In the spring, they will join us on campus for the continuation of HRAP which at that time will include participating in academic courses and further engagement with Columbia University and the human rights community in NYC and DC.

Monday, September 27, 2021

PBS NewsHour featured an organization founded by 2011 Advocate Salima Namusobya in a recent report on Uganda’s struggle to vaccinate its population. Salima is the founder and executive director of Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), an independent NGO that works to advance the effective understanding, monitoring, implementation and realization of economic and social rights in Uganda.

Monday, August 30, 2021

2020-21 Advocate Itoro Douglas Ekanem of Nigeria has been elected Chair of The PACT, an international coalition of 128 youth-led and youth-serving organizations and networks working “to advance  sexual and reproductive health and rights and reach the end AIDS by 2030.” The PACT pursues “youth-led advocacy and accountability at all levels, fighting for SRHR for all young people.”

Thursday, August 19, 2021

NGO Atina, led by 2018 Advocate Marijana Savic, and the Child Rights Centre and created a video "Between Dreams and Reality" to raise awareness among chil

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