Iván, reflecting on his journey as a human rights defender

Iván, former diplomat and Shelter City Amsterdam guest, shares his personal journey of becoming a human rights defender.

Shelter City Amsterdam
Iván, reflexionando sobre su trayectoria como defensor de los derechos humanos

Iván, antiguo diplomático y huésped de Shelter City Amsterdam, comparte su trayectoria personal como defensor de los derechos humanos.

Shelter City Amsterdam
Kiruba, fighting caste cruelties in India

Read Kiruba's story of challenging caste-based atrocities and discrimination in India.

Shelter City Nijmegen
Arsène, adding drops of justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Arsène shares his story as a human rights defender and lawyer in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Shelter City The Hague
Clasien, part of a global movement of human rights defenders

Clasien shares with us her experience coordinating Shelter City Tilburg and what it means to her to work with human rights defenders.

Shelter City Tilburg
Clasien, deel van een wereldwijde beweging van mensenrechten verdedigers

Clasien deelt met ons haar ervaring met het coördineren van Shelter City Tilburg en wat het voor haar betekent om met mensenrechtenverdedigers te werken.

Shelter City Tilburg
Olga, resilient in her journey for justice

During her three-month stay in The Hague, Olga penned a story to share her personal journey as a human rights defender in Venezuela.

Shelter City The Hague
Olga, preseverante en su búsqueda de justicia

Durante su estancia de tres meses en La Haya, Olga escribió un relato para compartir su trayectoria personal como defensora de los derechos humanos en…

Shelter City The Hague
Nnedinma, regaining her mojo in Shelter City

Nnedinma tells us how her three-month stay in Tilburg with Shelter City enabled her to re-energize and regain her mojo to continue her work.

Shelter City Tilburg
Alice, on the frontlines of a high-risk profession

At the end of her three-month stay in the Netherlands, Alice wrote a story to share her experience as a journalist in the DRC.

Shelter City The Hague
Alice, en première ligne d’une profession à risque

A la fin de son séjour de trois mois aux Pays – Bas, Alice à écrit un article pour partager son expérience de journaliste en…

Shelter City The Hague
Fabianna, reflecting on her connection with human rights defenders

Fabianna, a former intern at Justice & Peace Netherlands, reflects on her experience accompanying Shelter City guests participating in the initiative in the Netherlands.

Shelter City The Hague
Giving your all for the things you believe in

Wouter Ermens recounts his experience interning in the role of a programme coordinator of Shelter City Nijmegen and supporting a Shelter City guest.

Shelter City Nijmegen
Sheyla: “Freedom is my favourite word”

"I am Sheyla Urdaneta, I am a journalist, and a woman: a double risk in Venezuela, where liberty of expression and press are constricted."

Shelter City Haarlem
Sheyla: “Libertad es mi palabra favorita”

"Soy Sheyla Urdaneta, soy periodista y mujer: un doble riesgo en Venezuela, donde se viola la libertad de expresión y de prensa."

Shelter City Haarlem
Zabib, balancing motherhood and activism in South Sudan

"Being an activist shouldn’t stop women from having children, and having children shouldn’t stop women from their activist work. Let’s not give up."

Shelter City Rotterdam
Félix, shedding light on the harsh reality in Mexico, despite the dangers

Learn more about Félix, a Mexican photojournalist and a human rights defender.

Shelter City Amsterdam
Jhon León: Shelter City unites human rights defenders to change the world

John is a Colombian human rights defender. Here he reflects on how Shelter City has positively impacted his life and his work.

Shelter City The Hague

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