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Hoppet i Kabul

Hoppet i Kabul

I artikeln “Fredshoppet borta – nu blir IS starkare” skriver DNs Erik Ohlsson den 27 aug att “det svaga fredshopp som den krigströtta afghanska befolkningen kunde skönja för bara någon månad sedan nu definitivt har släckts”. Vi är på väg hem efter att ha lett seminarier i Kabul med unga vuxna afghaner och vill förmedla…

Recovering from War, Working for Peace in Kabul

Recovering from War, Working for Peace in Kabul

A report from our trip to Kabul, Afghanistan Day 5 of our workshop, and the participants are sharing their stories related to war. The purpose is both to practice to deal with their own experiences and to train their ability to help others by listening to others processing their war memories. We talked about how…

Aids & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa

Aids & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa

ARASA was founded in year 2002, having started out as a project within LAC,( Legal Assistance Centre) They are now a regional organisation for southern and eastern Africa, with Kenya and Uganda as two other countries they operate in. They have staff in Cape Town and a training centre in Johannesburg. They are to a…

Alcohol at the Roots of Most Issues

Alcohol at the Roots of Most Issues

Talking to Sister Namibia we were made aware how big the alcohol issue is. Alcohol is one of the most contributing factor to GBV in Namibia part of the basis of both GBV and child neglect. Fredrik will check Swedish sobriety movement IOGT-NTO to see what international support they can offer. Alexia Naris, Pots of…

Sister Namibia – Feminist Magazine & Media House

Sister Namibia – Feminist Magazine & Media House

This post is part of our reports from a pre-study that Listeners Without Borders conducted with ABF Malmö funded by the Olof Palme International Center. Sister Namibia is a feminist magazine that has started to involve themselves in practical feminist work, on top of publishing their magazine and lobbying for women’s rights. In a meeting…

Pots of Hope – Planning for Children’s and Women’s Rights

Pots of Hope – Planning for Children’s and Women’s Rights

This post is part of our reports from a pre-study that Listeners Without Borders conducted with ABF Malmö funded by the Olof Palme International Center. We arrived at Windhoek airport on a Saturday, rented our car and drove to Finkenstein Estate, a beautiful, privileged community outside of Windhoek. Casper Erichsen, Director of Positive Vibes, and…

Namibian Women’s and Children’s Rights Project

Namibian Women’s and Children’s Rights Project

In cooperation with ABF Malmö, Ariella Percat and Fredrik Eklöf from Listeners Without Borders, conducted a pre-study in Namibia in April-May, 2015. Our aim was to lay the foundation for a project with the local CBO (Community Based Organisation) Pots of Hope, a project that the Olof Palme International Center is looking into financing. During…

First Stop Pretoria – Human Rights Development Initiative

First Stop Pretoria – Human Rights Development Initiative

First meeting of the Namibian pre-study was with director Asha Ramgobin and her team at Human Rights Development Initiative (HRDI) in Pretoria, South Africa. HRDI have built and trained lawyers at 16 legal aid clinics at universities around Africa, offering free legal services to people who can’t afford it. HRDI are closing down, after having…

Samtalskväll mot rasism

Samtalskväll mot rasism

Ikväll presenterar Amelie Andersson och Fredrik Eklöf Lyssnare Utan Gränser på Samtalskväll mot rasism. Bra initiativ av Anna och ABF Malmö. https://www.facebook.com/events/772844319468014/

Samtal för ett öppet Sverige – uppstart

Samtal för ett öppet Sverige – uppstart

Ikväll har vi en upstartsträff för vårt testprojekt “Samtal för ett öppet Sverige”. Vi vill testa att lyssna på människors tankar och känslor om rasism, i utsatta områden, i sd-täta områden och bland hängivna antirasister. www.facebook.com/events/635700439889746/

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