Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • Digital Human Rights Lab Kick-Off Event
    Digital Human Rights Lab Kick-Off Event

    Since the launch of the project in May, 2019, a lot of things happened – fascinating conversations about the nexus of digital technology and human rights have taken place with inspiring people in Uganda. Since July, increased collaboration began with Pollicy,...

  • Working for Human Rights, Staying Digitally Secure

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    Digital security lays at the heart of our cooperative project to support Human Rights work in a digital age. Since the launch of the project in May and following the kick-off of the Digital Human Rights Lab (DHRLab) in October, there have been some developments and experiences we want to share.

  • Digital Human Rights work in Uganda

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    We are excited to announce that the think and do tank betterplace lab and future challenges are launching a three-year project in digital human rights work in Uganda funded by the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Development and Corporation) with support of the GIZ. Respect for human rights is a fundamental […]

  • Entertainment Rises Rural Tanzania’s Solar Energy Demand

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    Tanzanians in rural areas that are undeserved by hydroelectricity are rising the demand for solar energy in order to meet their entertainment needs. A recent study by Solaris Offgrid reveals that households in rural areas of northern Tanzania who want to own or have access to entertainment appliances such as […]

  • Eviction, Harassment and a Life in Limbo: Halima’s Story

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      Forced to relocate miles from her children’s kindergarten, Halima Farah, an intelligent, resilient and resourceful woman, has been working to find a solution for her family. But she faces a lack of support from those entrusted with her welfare, violence and intimidation from building management, and bureaucratic delays at […]