The climate crisis has become one of the greatest human rights challenges of our time. It threatens lives and livelihoods. It worsens inequalities and deepens precarity. Adapting to climate change is no longer a choice. It is a necessity. States, … Continue reading » “Connecting the Dots Between Climate Change and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) believes that the next generation of legal professionals has an important role to play in contributing to the promotion and protection of human rights in Cambodia. RWI therefore focuses its Cambodia programme on improving the … Continue reading » “Scholarship for Female Students in Cambodia”Continue readingMore Tag
Gender equality and human rights are inextricably linked. Everywhere, social norms and power relations create gender-based discrimination. RWI strives to transform these structures and realize human rights for everyone regardless of gender.
One way RWI does this is to emphasise … Continue reading » “RWI’s Work on Gender Equality Gains Momentum”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) recently facilitated the 2018 National Symposium on Gender Equality and the Human Rights of Women in Zimbabwe.
It was held in Harare, Zimbabwe in cooperation with Africa University, … Continue reading » “Advancing Gender Equality in Zimbabwe”Continue readingMore Tag
Nineteen teachers from various universities across China met recently in Shanghai for a workshop on how to teach about gender and human rights in their courses back home.
Whereas the first workshop in Beijing focused on the theoretical aspects of … Continue reading » “Workshop Puts Gender Rights on the Curriculum”Continue readingMore Tag
Olga Bezbozhna is a Programme Officer at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Jakarta. Originally from Ukraine, she lived in Sweden for five years before recently relocating to Jakarta, Indonesia, with her family.
While living in Sweden, she worked on … Continue reading » “Olga Bezbozhna: Will Human Rights Fade Into Oblivion?”Continue readingMore Tag
The second phase of the Professional Training Programme on the Equal Status and Human Rights of Women took place in Lund and Stockholm recently. The 21 participants represented Zimbabwe’s government agencies, independent commissions, traditional leaderships, academia and civil society organisations. … Continue reading » “The Main Challenge is to Make Zimbabweans Aware of Their Rights”Continue readingMore Tag