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Knox Presbyterian Church120 Lisgar Street (at Elgin)
12:00pm

Campaigning for Justice: Human Rights Advocacy in Practice with Jo Becker

Hosted by The Hill Times’ Jim Creskey

Campaigning for Justice: Human Rights Advocacy in Practice with Jo Becker

Hosted by The Hill Times’ Jim Creskey
26
Saturday
Oct
2013
12:00pm
Knox Presbyterian Church
120 Lisgar Street (at Elgin)
Jo Becker

Drawing on interviews with dozens of experienced human rights advocates, Jo Becker, the Children's Rights Advocacy Director for Human Rights Watch, delves into local, regional, and international efforts to discover how advocates were able to address seemingly intractable abuses and secure concrete advances in human rights. Join us for an exploration of the strategies behind some of the most innovative human rights campaigns of recent years, and. an insider’s look into the way that human rights advocates conduct their work, their real-life struggles and challenges, the rich diversity of tools and strategies they employ, and ultimately, their courage and persistence in advancing human rights.

 

Books by participating authors available on-site. A booksigning will follow each event.

 

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