Fair trade fashion and women’s rights

Sofia mit Utensilo

Jyoti FairWorks is a social enterprise, which combines fair trade fashion and women’s rights. Their goal is to assist socially disadvantaged Indian women on their way to a self-determined life. Jyoti offers them training in sewing, a fair salary and Continue reading

#SoyCapaz – I am capable

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Under the slogan “Soy Capaz – I am capable” about 120 companies in Colombia launched a campaign on Monday for national reconciliation amid ongoing skepticism about the Colombian peace talks between the Government of Juan Manuel Santos and the left-wing Continue reading

Stop Mass Surveillance

Now abandoned Presidio Modelo Prison in Cuba (constructed 1926–28) designed as a panopticon ((c) I, Friman, Creative Commons)

Article 12, Universal Declaration of Human Rights: No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honor and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law Continue reading