Septiembre 01, 2020

POLONIA: ‘Inventamos nuevas formas de protesta porque no nos quedó otra opción’

CIVICUS conversa con Klementyna Suchanow, activista, autora e investigadora basada en Varsovia, Polonia, acerca del reciente anuncio del gobierno polaco de que comenzará el…
Agosto 13, 2020

REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA: ‘Somos parte de un movimiento antirracista global’

CIVICUS conversa con Elena Lorac, coordinadora de Reconoci.do, una red cívica independiente y pluralista conformada principalmente por personas dominicanas jóvenes de ascendencia haitiana. Reconoci.do…
Julio 02, 2020

HUNGRÍA: ‘A las personas trans nos están arrebatando nuestros derechos’

Una nueva ley, aprobada en Hungría en medio de la pandemia del COVID-19, impide a las personas trans cambiar el género que figura en…
Julio 01, 2020

TÚNEZ: ‘La respuesta oficial no ha tomado en cuenta los aspectos de género de la…

En vísperas del 25º aniversario de la Plataforma de Acción de Beijing, que se cumple en septiembre de 2020, CIVICUS está entrevistando a activistas,…
Abril 01, 2020

POLAND: ‘People are more understanding and supportive of LGBTQI+ issues than politicians’

  Following our 2019 special report on anti-rights groups and civil society responses, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences…
Febrero 19, 2020

LGBTQI+ RIGHTS IN UGANDA: ‘Intolerance is fuelled by anti-rights groups and leaders’

Following our 2019 special report on anti-rights groups and civil society responses, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of…
Febrero 06, 2020

ANTI-RIGHTS GROUPS: ‘Protesting once is not enough; we need to fight back every single day’

Following our 2019 special report on anti-rights groups and civil society responses, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of…
Enero 29, 2020

ESPAÑA: ‘Las reglas de juego de la democracia son usadas para promover una ideología anti-derechos’

CIVICUS conversa sobre las recientes elecciones españolas con Núria Valls, presidenta de La Liga Iberoamericana de Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil, una plataforma que…
Noviembre 27, 2019

CHILE: ‘Se ha producido un despertar ciudadano de dimensiones históricas’

En octubre de 2019 estallaron en Chile protestas protagonizadas por estudiantes, inicialmente en rechazo de un aumento en el precio del transporte, que rápidamente…
Noviembre 20, 2019

BANGLADESH: ‘Out of fear, people are being silent’

CIVICUS speaks with Aklima Ferdows, who works with the Centre for Social Activism in Bangladesh, about civil society’s challenges and support needs in the…
Noviembre 20, 2019

MALAYSIA: ‘We need global solidarity to push back on attacks on rights’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups and…
Noviembre 11, 2019

CHILD RIGHTS: ‘Anti-child rights groups are making up stories to convince the public’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experience of facing backlash by anti-rights…
Octubre 31, 2019

SRI LANKA: ‘Trolls accusing people of being traitors are organised and political’

Ahead of the Sri Lankan presidential elections on 16 November 2019, CIVICUS spoke with Sandya Ekneligoda, a human rights defender and campaigner for justice…
Octubre 14, 2019

GRUPOS ANTI-DERECHOS: ‘Su verdadero objetivo es eliminar todas las políticas de género del Estado’

En el marco de nuestro informe temático 2019, estamos entrevistando a activistas, líderes y expertos de la sociedad civil acerca de sus experiencias y…
Septiembre 30, 2019

CONSPIRACY THEORIES: ‘When social trust has been eroded, people don’t know what to believe’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experience of facing backlash by anti-rights…
Septiembre 25, 2019

ETHIOPIA: ‘Civil society can play a key role in overcoming divisions’

CIVICUS speaks to Yared Hailemariam, Executive Director of the Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia, about recent political reforms in Ethiopia, the opening opportunities…
Septiembre 23, 2019

HUMAN RIGHTS: ‘People have a great desire for positive stories’

CIVICUS speaks with Saleem Vaillancourt, a journalist and media producer who works to promote the rights of Iran’s Bahá’í community and to encourage positive…
Septiembre 17, 2019

HATE SPEECH: ‘The fact that this is how online platforms are supposed to work is…

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experience of facing backlash by anti-rights…
Septiembre 16, 2019

MYANMAR: ‘The government needs to open the doors’

CIVICUS speaks with Nay Lin Tun, a doctor and civil society humanitarian worker in Myanmar, about conflict in Rakhine State, the difficulties faced by…
Septiembre 10, 2019

VIETNAM: ‘The government is using non-state actors against minority religions’

CIVICUS speaks with Thang Nguyen of Boat People SOS (BPSOS), a civil society organisation based in the USA and Thailand, about the challenges for…
Septiembre 09, 2019

ANTI-RIGHTS GROUPS: ‘They want to stop us because we do make a difference’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experiences of facing backlash by anti-rights…
Septiembre 04, 2019

BRASIL: ‘La discriminación y el discurso de odio se están normalizando’

En el marco de nuestro informe temático 2019, estamos entrevistando a activistas, líderes y expertos de la sociedad civil acerca de sus experiencias y…
Agosto 30, 2019

CHILE: ‘Los grupos anti-derechos se fortalecen cuando su discurso es expresado desde el gobierno’

En el marco de nuestro informe temático 2019, estamos entrevistando a activistas, líderes y expertos de la sociedad civil acerca de sus experiencias y…
Agosto 29, 2019

REFUGEE RIGHTS: ‘It’s about finding ways to make refugee voices stronger’

CIVICUS speaks to Evan Jones of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) about the challenges that refugees face in Asia and civil society’s…
Agosto 15, 2019

BOTSWANA: ‘Anti-rights groups are emerging in reaction to progressive gains’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups and…
Agosto 14, 2019

HIV/AIDS: ‘We need a global civil society movement that stands together for all rights’

  CIVICUS speaks to Alessandra Nilo, co-founder and Executive Director of GESTOS – HIV and AIDS, Communication and Gender, a civil society organisation (CSO)…
Agosto 13, 2019

REFUGEE RIGHTS: ‘My status doesn't represent me’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their human rights work, their experiences of backlash…
Agosto 12, 2019

LGBTQI RIGHTS: ‘There is an ongoing desire among many to more closely regulate morality’

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists, leaders and experts about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups…
Julio 29, 2019

‘La sociedad civil progresista debe reclamar para sí la defensa de la vida’

En el marco de nuestro informe temático 2019, estamos entrevistando a activistas, líderes y expertos de la sociedad civil acerca de sus experiencias y…
Julio 12, 2019

ONLINE CIVIC SPACE: ‘We shouldn’t expect tech giants to solve the problems that they have…

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups and…
Julio 11, 2019

PERÚ: ‘La corriente ultraconservadora está afectando la vida democrática y los derechos fundamentales’

En el marco de nuestro informe temático 2019, que será publicado en octubre, estamos entrevistando a activistas, líderes y expertos de la sociedad civil…
Julio 10, 2019

‘In response to anti-right narratives, we need to support one another in all of our…

As part of our 2019 thematic report, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their experiences of backlash from anti-rights groups and…
Julio 09, 2019

DERECHOS DE LAS MUJERES: ‘Los grupos anti-derechos buscan arrebatarnos derechos adquiridos’

En el marco de nuestro informe temático 2019, estamos entrevistando a activistas, líderes y expertos de la sociedad civil acerca de su experiencia frente…
Enero 11, 2019

ARGENTINA: ‘El cambio es inevitable, es solo una cuestión de tiempo’

  Twitter: Edurne Cárdenas En 2018, tras años de esfuerzos de la sociedad civil, el Congreso argentino por primera vez debatió un proyecto de…
Septiembre 04, 2018

LATVIA: ‘Faced with hatred, we focus on delivering a human rights message’

As part of our 2018 report on the theme of reimagining democracy, we are interviewing civil society activists and leaders about their work to…