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By Nan Zhang (China) Rwanda, a country that I had never thought I would have an opportunity to go to, has become a turning point of my life. It was … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tracy Chapman: Unofficial Rwanda Version

By Jesse Hawkes (GYC Executive Director) This past summer, I was enjoying a mountain of food at a local Rwandan buffet with a few of the Turikumwe human rights program … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Words to GYC from UN High Commissioner

GYC had the chance to attend the NGO (civil society) meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, on October 24, 2012, and to ask a question … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

It Depends Who You Talk To

Visit to Ministry of Justice, 21st August, 2012 Reported by: Raquelle Pasquel and Gloria IMANSIMWE The delegation’s visit to Rwanda’s Ministry of Justice provided essential information about the current judicial … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Suffrage: Right or Privilege?

by Nina Vershuta In November of 2011, the lengthy and violent fight for transgender rights in Pakistan reached a groundbreaking win when the Supreme Court issued a decree allowing nearly … Continue reading

July 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

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