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RWI recently attended the 7th Gender Summit in Berlin, Germany.
“RWI works with gender aspects in research in cooperation with many partners, notably in China and Belarus,” says Alexandra Ronkina, Programme Officer at … Continue reading » “Scrutinzing Structural Gender Inequality in Academia” Continue readingMore Tag
“It was a terrible attack in Paris last week. A normal, fun, Friday night in town with friends going to a football match, to dine, drink, or hear music was torn apart and ripped to pieces. The feeling of safety … Continue reading » “Fostering Inclusive Societies Helps Stem Violence” Continue readingMore Tag
“Without empowerment of women and girls throughout the world, we will not see economic development, growth in democracy, and innovative solutions to our world’s problems,” said Professor Bill Simmons, who teaches human rights and gender related courses at the … Continue reading » “Human Rights and Gender in China” Continue readingMore Tag
Hundreds gathered in the center of Lund on Monday to stand up for refugees. They were calling for a more humane refugee policy.
“People on the move are dying in the Mediterranean, and there are many who want to show … Continue reading » “Lund Collectively Stands Up For Refugees” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently held a national inquiry training in Yangon for the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission. The training is part of the Institute’s Myanmar programme to strengthen the human rights knowledge capacities of the commission.
We sat … Continue reading » “Strengthening Human Rights Knowledge in Myanmar” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI recently supported a group of Chinese researchers to pay a visit to Stockholm on the topic of anti-discrimination in employment.
During the two and half day visit, researchers held in-depth discussions and exchanges with both government institutions and civil … Continue reading » “Chinese Researchers Look at Anti-discrimination in Employment” Continue readingMore Tag
With support from RWI, a group of 15 researchers recently gathered in Hong Kong for an introductory training course on disability rights and equality.
The training was part of a larger project, managed by Wuhan University Public Interest and Development … Continue reading » ““Disability is Still Very Invisible in China Today”” Continue readingMore Tag
The director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Morten Kjaerum, participated this week in a major conference on European Roma in Copenhagen. The conference, held in the Danish Parliament, was part of Humanity in Action’s one week “I AM ROMA” campaign … Continue reading » “Director speaks about the Roma situation in Europe” Continue readingMore Tag