The following is a short excerpt from a lecture I gave yesterday to international development students at the University of Ulster in Coleraine. It is adapted from a colleague’s work and the full text is available on request. Let me begin with the story of Rosie. South Africa has one of the most progressive laws…Continue reading Do human rights matter in the fight against poverty?
Recent discussions with our members at the Human Rights Consortium have frequently led to the concept of activism – what is it exactly and how do you get people involved? Like many things, once you start thinking about it you hear about it from all directions. Activism is by no means a new concept,…Continue reading The activist-brick road