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
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
Jhon León: defensores de los derechos humanos unidos por Shelter City para cambiar el mundo

Jhon es un defensor de derechos humanos colombiano. Aquí reflexiona sobre cómo Shelter City ha impactado, de manera positiva, su vida y trabajo.

Shelter City The Hague
Raúl, creating safe spaces for the LGBTIQ+ community

Read about Mexican LGBTIQ+ defender Raul and his work to provide shelter to LGBTIQ+ persons.

Shelter City Utrecht
Wiecza, fighting for a better future for Venezuela

Learn more about Wiecza, a Venezuelan lawyer and human rights defender.

Shelter City Eindhoven
Numan, fighting for LGBTIQ+ rights in Malaysia

Learn more about Numan and his work to support the LGBTIQ+ community in Malaysia.

Shelter City Amsterdam
Manjula Pradeep, the inspiring activist behind Shelter City

Manjula Pradeep is an Indian human rights defenders and the inspiration behind Shelter City.

Shelter City Europe

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