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Three Social Justice Movements to Watch Now

September 16, 2021 Cheryl Blowers

Social justice activists around the world are building powerful movements to create change, but they don’t always make headlines or get the attention they deserve. Check out three powerful activist movements you need to know right now.

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Q&A with Transgender Activist and Author Akkai Padmashali

August 26, 2021 Fund for Global Human Rights

Akkai Padmashali is an Indian transgender woman and activist. She is a founder of Ondede, an LGBTQ rights group supported by the Fund. Growing up as a boy in Bangalore, Akkai’s family tried to dissuade her from wearing dresses or…

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A Victory for Freedom of Expression in Morocco

August 17, 2021 Fund for Global Human Rights

When a bill that threatened freedom of expression was created at the start of the pandemic, Prometheus Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, a Fund-supported, youth-led organization, successfully spearheaded a campaign to halt the legislation. In early 2020, Morocco introduced…

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Three Social Justice Movements to Watch Now

September 16, 2021
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Q&A with Transgender Activist and Author Akkai Padmashali

August 26, 2021
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A Victory for Freedom of Expression in Morocco

August 17, 2021
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A Victory for Clean Water and Human Rights in India

July 13, 2021
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Meet the Legal Team Supporting Asylum Seekers in Greece

June 20, 2021
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What Pride Means to Three LGBTQ Activists

June 15, 2021
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