Human Rights

Human Rights are the guiding principle of our peace work. The dignity of each individual, the interaction with those who are excluded, who are unable to meet societal expectations and norms or even "violate" those norms indicate the extent of peace and democracy in a society.

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Vilma Nuñez got to know the meaning of exclusion and discrimination at a very young age. Today she still fights for the enforcement of political and economic human rights in Nicaragua, and that at the age of 80.Weiterlesen

Olga Karatch has been fighting against the shortcomings and injustices of the system in Belarus since her youth. She is not alone in doing so: Meanwhile, approximately 20 groups belong to the human and civil rights network “Nash Dom”, which she founded.Weiterlesen

A peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians that is acceptable to both sides - that is a goal of the Women Wage Peace movement. However, the women do not want to leave the negotiations to the men: they want to be involved in the decision-making process. Weiterlesen

They are committed to combating violence in society: be it violence through war or civil war, domestic violence, sexual harassment or discrimination based on ethnic or religious affiliation. The Centre SOHRAM Casra supports the rehabilitation and reintegration of...Weiterlesen

The Women's Collective from Matagalpa could hardly be more versatile. It offers other women in remote villages a large number of support and educational opportunities. What make it so special are the participatory approach and a debating theatre, which has set a...Weiterlesen

It is usually impossible for women and girls in Afghanistan to live independent lives. They belong to a marginalised group, particularly in rural areas. The organisation Afghanistan Libre aims to change that through education and thus strengthen their rights.Weiterlesen

Every day, people in Mexico are brutally kidnapped. According to reports, more than 37,000 people are reported missing. The Centro Diocesano para los Derechos Humanos Fray Juan de Larios support families whose relatives have gone missing.Weiterlesen

During all his life, Reuven Moskovitz was a tireless activist for peace and justice in Israel and Palestine. He was buried in the peace village Neve Shalom / Wahat Salam.Weiterlesen

Destroyed villages, war, escape, and persecution: the situation in Congo has been dramatic for years. More and more children are drawn as soldiers into the war, as in the case of Junior Nzita. Today, he courageously tries to liberate children from this plight.Weiterlesen

Reuven Moskovitz survived the holocaust, and for decades he has relentlessly been campaigning for a just peace in Israel, his native country. At the age of 82, he has even accompanied a transport of relief supplies to the Gaza Strip.Weiterlesen