Human Rights for All
Freedom of Movement
Right to Food and Housing: a Southern Africa Perspective
Without gender rights, there are no human rights
Why are we here today? Why are you here today? What made you get involved in your respective organisations? What made you want to help? To change things, to make the world a better place?
Is it an idealistic state?
Apraajita - I will not give in
"Practical and integrated capacity building in sustainable food production and agriculture is an essential tool for addressing the challenge of food insecurity in Africa" Dilman Amtabi
Liguria Pride Village
Environmental and Natural Heritage Emergency in Bolivia
Democratic confederalism in north-east Syria
Volunteering for Peace in Athens
Why are they dying and why is nobody helping them?
When participation also depends on gender equality
"Workcamps like this bring people together to promote sustainable ways of living with concrete deeds. Meeting likeminded volunteers from all over the world made our efforts more meaningful and effective" Denise, Erguvan and Zumba the dog - SCI Italy
From Human Rights to the Global Development Goals
In the framework of an ongoing wider research about the impact of the Raising Peace campaign, which also includes field visits and community interviews, volunteers involved in the actions part of the campaign answered a quantitative survey using pretest/posttest design aimed at assessing the changes brought to the volunteers by the program.
Lives transformed into numbers
Soil Protection and Management Training
Gender Blender and GEWG
Are IVS activities effective to promote gender rights, sexual and personal bodily autonomy? What is the IVS impact on gender issues?
What means peace for you?
“Subir al Sur” is a program of “SES Foundation” that promotes peace education through voluntary service without cultural or social distinctions.
On the escalation of the repression against social movements in Ecuador
"We are privileged, because you came to us". a mother said to another. Those were the most touching words I heard the last day of my workcamp in the assylum centre. In this moment I ascertained in which paradoxical world we live. It's us, the international volunteers, abled to travel from all around the world to organise animation activities for the inhabitants of the centre got this enrichening opportunity. We are all grateful for this amazing experience! Larissa Soledad Fankhauser, volunteer with VIA Belgium
Ahero Resource Center
Edugaming and Divided Past-Joint Future
Our Rights, Our Voices, Our Future
“Engaging refugees and migrants in voluntary activities is a way to empower local communities, who can better manage conflicts and build peace through artistic events and music.” Edward Kaweesa, UVDA director, about the Ethno Project in Uganda
This publication is the result of a cooperative project for the Global Human Rights Week, part of the Raising Peace campaign by CCIVS. This project is funded by the European Youth Foundation.
The EYF and CCIVS support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors. The EYF and CCIVS cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.