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Spotlighting Indigenous Technology

On March 19, 2024, Cultural Survival, a Channel grantee, published the first edition of its 48th quarterly magazine titled Indigenizing Emerging Technologies spotlighting the intersection between Indigenous Peoples and technology.  ...

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Global Press Scales Up New Certificate Program

In April 2024, Global Press, a Channel grantee partner, launched its first-ever Certificate in Narrative Change Techniques program. 110 women and non-binary participants from across Africa were selected to learn about the “five unique approaches to narrative change” pioneered by Global Press....

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Global Impact of the Dobbs Decision

On January 22, 2024, Fós Feminista released a new report titled “The Global Impact of the Dobbs Decision on Abortion Laws, Policies, Legislation, Narratives, and Movements: Findings from Colombia, India, Kenya, and Nigeria” which contends that the Dobbs Decision has already had severe repercussions on sexual and reproductive health, rights, and…...

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UN Human Rights Prize Awarded to DRC Activist

On July 20, 2023, the United Nations General Assembly announced the five winners of the 2023 UN Human Rights Prize. Julienne Lusenge, president of Women’s Solidarity for Inclusive Peace and Development (SOFEPADI), was one of five awarded the Prize....

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FLD Honors 2023 Human Rights Defenders

Front Line Defenders, a Channel grantee partner, announced the five winners of the 2023 Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk on May 23, 2023 at a ceremony in Dublin (see video below)....

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FLD Honors 2022 Human Rights Defenders at Risk Awardees

As part of their 2022 Human Rights Defenders at Risk Awards, Channel partner Front Line Defenders (FLD) recognized awardees from Afghanistan, Mexico, Sudan and Zimbabwe working on human rights issues such as sexual harassment in the workplace, forced and child marriage, forced disappearances, and Indigenous rights....

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Disability Justice Project Lifts Up Voices of Persons with Disabilities

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) launched the Disability Justice Project (DJP) on February 7, 2022 in partnership with journalism educator and human rights filmmaker Judy Santos and other nationally recognized media makers....

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DRC Activist Awarded Humanitarian Prize

Julienne Lusenge, the founder of multiple organizations working to combat sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was awarded the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity on Oct. 9, 2021....

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Legal Empowerment Fund to Tackle Global Justice Gap

The Fund for Global Human Rights (FGHR) recently announced the Legal Empowerment Fund, a bold new initiative with the aim of closing the global justice gap....

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Front Line Defenders Launches Monthly Digital Comic ‘Zine

In July 2020, Channel grantee partner Front Line Defenders (FLD) launched Cypher (@cypher_comics on Instagram), a digital comics magazine that advances the organization’s storytelling and narrative framing work in collaboration with and in support of human rights defenders (HRDs)....

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