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News: Human Rights

Using Participatory Visual Research and social change

In this article, I discuss how Participatory Visual Methodologies (PVM) could be used as tools for empowering girls with disabilities to claim their rights. Through the Monitoring Educational Rights for Girls with Disabilities (MRGD) project in Vietnam, my research team used PVM to enable girls with disabilities to share their experiences about their educational rights. We found that PVM has significantly enhanced the participation of girls with disabilities in the research process. In so doing, the girls were enabled to claim their rights through participatory research. Read More

Training needs Assessment of Caregivers for persons affected by leprosy

Majority of the persons with leprosy related disability in the leprosy village was unaware of the rights of persons with disability and the services that are available in the province. Only 35% of people affected by leprosy participated in local social or cultural activities and even fewer (13%) took part in recreation activities. The percentage of persons with disability that have found access to socio-economic and rehabilitation services is very low. Read More

Improvement of services for persons affected by leprosy in Vietnam

The project aims to identify training needs of the caregivers at the Dakkia leprosarium to design short training courses for improving quality of services for persons affected by leprosy. Read More

Ensuring internally displaced persons of Malakal POC are sheltered

As I work among and with the IDPs of Malakal-South Sudan, it is my job to check and ensure they access necessities of basic life-protection, shelter, water and food. ope is that one day soon, the IDPs will be be in a peaceful and secure environment rebuild their lives and rekindle the hopes of a new nation. Being part of the story is simply gratifying. Read More

Birth 1871 - A Documentary film on India's so called 'Criminal Tribes'

ndia is celebrated as the world’s largest and one of its most participatory democracies. However, freedom for India’s Denotified Tribes (DNTs) meant something very different to that of other Indian citizens. These communities were subject to the only experiment in human history to define entire peoples as hereditary criminals. In 1871, the British colonial government in India inaugurated the Criminal Tribes Act. By independence the Act had been amended 3 times and had defined around 130 communities – ‘Criminal Tribes’ – totalling about 12-13 million across India, as ‘habitually criminal’ an... Read More

My new book "Gairsain Do"

This is next book of the series after "Gairsain". Its a compilation of development articles belongs to Uttarakhand, state of India. Covering environment and development, history, culture, ecology, modern development, politics, literature etc. Read More

IFP Alum gives fabulous TEDx talk in Nairobi

IFP alumn Raphael Obonyo grew up in Korogocho, Nairobi surrounded by poverty but determined to do something about it. Today, he is the external adviser to the United Nations Habitat's Youth Advisory Board and a youth empowerment activist in his community. He has extensive knowledge and experience in public policy, international development, political economy, governance, community organizing and human rights. Watch his recent inspiring TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpAaxMhlz1A Read More

Human Rights Day: Working for our Rights

Working for our Rights By Obo Effanga As the world marks this year’s Human Rights Day on December 10, the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon is urging everyone to intensify efforts to fulfil “our collective responsibility to promote and protect the rights and dignity of all people everywhere”. For the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, it will commemorate its 20 years of existence with the theme, “Working for your rights”. It is a good opportunity to draw attention to those of our rights that we often overlook in Nigeria and hope thereby to jolt us t... Read More

IFP Alum gives fabulous TEDx talk in Nairobi

By: Ford IFP

IFP Alumn Raphael Obonyo grew up in Korigocho, Nairobi's largest slum area on the outskirts of the city. A youth empowerment leader, he recently spoke at TEDx in Nairobi on how to empower youth to rise above poverty and lead a new generation of social change leaders. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpAaxMhlz1A&fb_source=message#t=823 Congratulate Raphael by sending him a direct message via this site! Read More

IFP Kenya alum gives fabulous TEDx talk

By: Ford IFP

IFP Alumn Raphael Obonyo grew up in Korigocho, Nairobi's largest slum area on the outskirts of the city. A youth empowerment leader, he recently spoke at TEDx in Nairobi on how to empower youth to rise above poverty and lead a new generation of social change leaders. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpAaxMhlz1A&fb_source=message#t=823 Congratulate Raphael by sending him a direct message via this site! Read More

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