Showing posts from September, 2020

TURKEY: Nahar TOKATLI; University Student

  Nahar TOKATLI; University Student (Turkey) Which projects/works you have participated in the field of human rights? The human rights field that I have participated in was focusing on psychological aspects of immigrants in Turkey. The project was about contacting immigrants that were filed in a non-profit organization/ charity. The aim was to contact immigrants and get to meet them and check up on their kids atmosphere and ask them several questions to identify their psychological health, after that procedures were taken according to answers we receive. The project also was checking up on parents psychological health post everything they went through. What are the main problems you encounter in human rights in Turkey? In Turkey, the issue we faced through my experience in this project that we didn’t get enough support to continue and help these people. Another thing relatable that consistency was absent. What should be done to improve human rights? Give more attention to

INDONESIA: Nur Laila Hafidhoh, M.Pd, Director of LRC-KJHAM

  Nur Laila Hafidhoh, M.Pd, Director of   LRC-KJHAM by Ismi Novia I have known Yaya, that is how her friends call her, for more than 10 years now. Borb=n in a small village called Demak, 500 km from Jakarta makes her resilient to defend human rights, especially human rights in her local reality. As GREAT Co-Founder, having LRC-KJHAM, a defender for human rights NGO led by Yaya, as our local partner who deploying our international and local volunteers to support their grassroots’ activities mainly with women with high risk of human rights abuse, in Central Java area, I witness her evolvement as a local hero of human rights defender in Indonesia. She started her curiosity in the field ever since her student time in University 15 years ago by joining youth club called PMII (Indonesian Muslim Student Movement) in which she was active in one department name (LPSAP) Development of Study & Advocacy for Women. Through this activity, she found the NGO LRC-KJHAM open for volunteer

Domestic violence during COVID 19

Domestic violence during COVID 19   Author– Natali Kolotauri Movement restrictions aimed to stop the spread of the coronavirus may be making violence in homes more frequent, more severe and more dangerous. As people across the country scrambled to buy toilet paper and extra canned food, millions of them had an additional set of stresses: worrying about being forced to stay at home, unable to get away from their abuser. What would you do if the only opportunity you had to seek help or look online to learn how to make a safety plan was when your abuser left for work – and now they’re never leaving the house? Consider these possibilities: • Millions of people are not safe from violent abuse at home. Now the federal, state and local governments are telling everyone to stay there – for their own safety. • For some people, going to work may be their only reprieve from emotional abuse and violence. Now they have been told to work from home. • For others, the only place their