Archive: Protecting human rights

Below you will find the posts of the archive "Protecting human rights".

Bahar: ‘I stand up for women’s inclusion’ 

Bahar is a project participant of Dorcas Iraq.   Bahar: ‘The most pressing need for women in our community is empowerment and gender equality. Women in…

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Abel*: I stand up for women’s rights 

Abel is a Humanitarian Assistance Officer in Yemen.   Abel: ‘Unequal societies are created when people are valued based on characteristics such as skin colour, gender,…

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Peter: ‘I stand up for the dreams of farmers’

Peter is a Social Empowerment and Protection Expert at Dorcas. Peter is involved with the implementation of the Participatory Integrated Planning (PIP) approach within Dorcas….

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Tabeth: ‘I stand up for Social Justice’ 

Tabeth is the Advocacy Coordinator for the EU-CORD Network based in Brussels.  Tabeth: ‘To commemorate the World Day of Social Justice, I stand up for…

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Nadiia: ‘I stand up for the right to social security’  

Nadiia works as a Project Manager for Dorcas Ukraine   Nadiia: ‘The first thing we Ukrainians lost two years ago when the conflict started, was our…

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Minsa*: ‘I stand up for the right to proper work‘ 

Minsa (32) is a project participant of Dorcas partner Loyac in Yemen.  Minsa fled with her husband and their five children to Aden from an…

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Latifa: ‘I stand up for girls’ right to education’ 

Latifa is a project participant of Dorcas Tanzania.   Latifa: ‘In our society, girls are isolated during their menstrual period. Many girls do not even have…

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Lilian: ‘I stand up for the rights of women and girls’

Lilian is the Country Director of Dorcas Tanzania.   ‘15.3% of all girls from Tanzania do not attend school during menstruation, according to a survey done…

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Cor: ‘I stand up for people affected by the consequences of climate change’  

Cor is a former Programme Manager and Country Director at Dorcas. ‘South Sudan is not only plagued by conflicts. It is also prone to flooding due…

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Gilberte: ‘I stand up for the right to safety’

Gilberte (63) participates in a project of Dorcas Lebanon. Gilberte: ‘I stand up for safety because the situation in Lebanon is very insecure. I currently…

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