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Exhibition on human rights defenders: "Changing the Narrative"

During the two first weeks of November, our exhibition “Changing the Narrative” has been exhibited on Domus Juridica, Faculty of Law at University of Oslo.

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#IDefendRights: Eliminating caste discrimination

In his I Defend Rights story, Human and Dalit Rights Defender Ritwajit Das talks about why he stays motivated to fight against caste oppression.

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"I Defend Rights": New exhibition opening in Colombia

The Norwegian Human Rights Fund is very proud to announce that the exhibition "Yo Defiendo Derechos"- made in collaboration with Memria and Foundation WeAre, will open at Casa de la Memoria in Medellín, Colombia. The exhibition uses oral testimonies from human rights defenders to invite the visitors to put them themselves in the place of those who dedicate their lives to defend human rights.

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#PrideMonth: LGBTIQ rights in Malawi

This week, the NHRF will highlight the voices of human rights defenders who are working towards strengthening the rights of LGBTIQ communities across the world. Here you can read about the Malawian human rights defender Eric Sambisa, who is the co-founder and current director of NYASA Rainbow Alliance (NRA).

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#PrideMonth: Defending the rights of sexual gender minorities in Kenya

This week, the NHRF will highlight the voices of human rights defenders who are working towards strengthening the rights of LGBTIQ communities across the world. Here you can read about Kenyan activist David Rabuor, who has shared his story on the I Defend Rights platform.

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#IDefendRights: Norma Ledezma

"Living in Mexico, living in Chihuahua as a human rights defender is not easy, (...) but it is more difficult to live under the impunity that is sheltered under the complacent eyes of the state.” Martin Ennals Award finalist and human rights defender, Norma Ledezma, shares her story as a human rights defender.

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