In this piece for the 10,000Students Campaign #ImagineEquality, STAND News’s Ellen Coburn makes connections between experiences of gender-based violence in Ireland and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
STAND News’s Caoimhe O’Regan talks to Robert Ogugu about his experience participating in STAND’s Ideas Collective programme and his grassroots public health awareness raising project in Kisii County, Kenya
The recent rise in antisemitic acts has at times been linked to Covid-19 restrictions. During periods of turmoil, it seems that anti-Jewish sentiment rises. We need only look to poverty-stricken Germany in the 1920s or to the Partitions of Poland at the end of the 18th century.
“Maya’s encounters with the injustice of the Sri Lankan violence were silenced by the fear and oppression which reigned over the nation for decades. Paper Planes is an anthem of protest against the scapegoating stereotypes which plague the immigrant communities of the world.”