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The unique experience of Rawabet Jordan team and their journey of youth-led social change working on the issue of child marriage in their local community, Jabal Al-Nadif, Amman, Jordan and how their journey and experience is becoming a model for Ruwwad youth to design and implement community actions aimed at promoting social economic and cultural rights in the following years.
An online campaign initiated by Rawabet changemakers in Tunisia put pressure on the government and support the advocacy carried out for years by organizations defending Deaf and hard of hearing people's rights to ensure their access to information through Tunisian sign language.
6/21/2018Human rights education is about encouraging everyone ‒ even the trainers ‒ to constantly test and retest their notions and beliefs. “It’s not like you switch on the light and you are convinced about the rights of women to do x, y, z, for example,” or that your actions or reactions always align with your beliefs, she says.
6/21/2018“It is not enough for the state to change the rights or to put in place new rights without doing a great job of raising awareness and changing practices and culture. It must start with the school, the family, in the street.” Civil society engagement is necessary to ensure that legal gains become realities in society and in the daily lives of women.
5/18/2018"The young people we met on board were afraid to be included with young people without disabilities. For them, the eyes of others are difficult … It was important not to differentiate between the rights of young people with and without disabilities. Rights are for everyone."