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Republica Dominicana: Empoderamiento y cambio social a traves del teatro 

Apelando a las emociones y utilizando el cuerpo como herramienta de expresión doce jóvenes recorren las calles de República Dominicana para transmitir un mensaje de fortaleza y cambio social. Las personas jóvenes que conforman el grupo Los 12 Discípulos provienen de diferentes comunidades bateyanas en las que conviven historias de injusticia, pobreza y falta de acceso a derechos básicos con historias de éxito,...

Kenya: Being Maasai - Photo story 

This October MRG and 9 Eastern European journalists travelled to the Maasai Mara, the land of the Maasai in Narok, Kenya. Visiting journalists were making news to spread the word back at home about life in developing countries and thus help their compatriots understand their countries' role and commitments in the global world and international development. This photo story gives you a few snapshots of the traditional...

Iran: A letter to UN about human rights breach in North-Khorasan region 

On June 2015, the Kurdish - Kurmanji language course classroom was shut down. This class was in the Kish - Arya centre in Bojnord the capital of North of Khorasan region, Iran. Kurdish – Kurmanji language is about more than 75% of the people in the region of North of Khorasan, number about 2 millions. Education and teaching in Kurdish - Kurmanji language is...

Iran: Kurdish education forbidden 

Click on the link below to read a letter from Dr. Afrasiab Shekofteh, of the Organisation of Kurmanj People, to Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, about the shutting down of Kurdish/Kurmanji language education in the North of Khorasan region. ...

Ireland: Support us to Disband the Artane Band 

Note from the author - I submitted our story to your online paper because the boys, now men, who were incarcerated in the Irish Industrial School system were all from poor families, Travellers, children born out of wedlock, orphaned etc. The Artane Band is the last remaining link to the horrors that took place in Artane Industrial School, Dublin, Ireland - run by the Christian...

Ukraine: Why education for Roma is key to integration 

Roma education in Uzhgorod. Why education for Roma is a key to integration into Ukrainian society Author: Roman Zymenko, information advisor to International charitable organization “Chirikli”The Transcarpathian region represents a multifold space in which many cultures and identities are intertwined. Historically, Transcarpathia was one of the most multicultural regions of Ukraine, where for many years the largest percentage of Roma lived along with Ukrainians and...


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