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A Case Study on the Efficacy of Tribal Women's Courts in Gujarat, India

Started Jun 29, 2012 0 Replies

In our Peace Fellow's new blog about her summer fellowship with the women's rights…Continue

Tags: panch, mahila, dalit, fellowship, women's

The Relationship Between Disabilities and Climate Change in Vietnam

Started Jun 26, 2012 0 Replies

On June 18th-20th, 2012, a training program on climate change in Quang Ninh District of Vietnam was held jointly by the Association for the…Continue

Tags: blog, flooding, disabilities, empowerment, wheelchairs

Creating a Database for Child Bonded Labor in Nepal

Started Jun 26, 2012 0 Replies

Although 2012 AP Peace Fellow Alex Kelly is not a "numbers man", he was emotionally overwhelmed when researching data and statistics for the database he is helping to create for the Nepali NGO …Continue

Tags: rights, childrens, education, human, statistics

Visiting the Rwandan Supreme Court

Started Jun 21, 2012 0 Replies

"How the heck did I get here?That is my thought on Wednesday morning, as I walk down the halls of the Supreme Court wedged in between two convicts."This summer, one of …Continue

Tags: court, supreme, africa, rights, judicial


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The Advocacy Project (AP) helps marginalized communities to produce social change. This is done by partnering with advocates from the communities themselves. We strongly believe that change must start with those who are directly affected by abuse. AP recruits graduate students (Peace Fellows) to help partners develop information tools and launch campaigns. AP partners can expect to produce information, and develop a network, within as little as three months. More often than not, they will then take action and claim their rights. This, to AP, is the start of social change.
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A Day at the Rwandan Supreme Court

Posted on June 20, 2012 at 11:32am 0 Comments

"How the heck did I get here?

That is my thought on Wednesday morning, as I walk down the halls of the Supreme Court wedged in between two convicts."

This summer, one of The Advocacy Project's 2012 Peace Fellows, Mallory Minter, is working in Rwanda with the organization Initiatives for Peace and Human Rights, which provides legal services to Rwandans…


New Press Release from The Advocacy Project on 2012 Peace Fellows

Posted on June 14, 2012 at 11:35am 0 Comments

"River gypsies in Bangladesh, carpet weavers in the Atlas mountains of Morocco, genocide survivors in Rwanda, and Roma artists in Lithuania - these are among the 18 communities that will host Peace Fellows from The Advocacy Project (AP) this summer."

 Our new press release details the work that our 2012 Peace Fellows are doing out in the field. Check it out in order to learn more about our organization's efforts to raise…


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