The 2019 14th Young Human Rights Activists Workshop

With the support of Seoul Metropolitan Government, on July 6 Human Asia and Korea University Human Rights Center co-hosted the first class of ‘The 14th Young Human Rights Activists Workshop’, under the theme of “Improving the Next Generation’s Perceptions on Immigrant Human Rights’. For the next four weeks, every Saturday participants in their twenties and…

Introducing Human Asia’s Interns!

Human Asia welcomes two new interns from the University of Hong Kong, who will be working with us from the beginning of June until the end of July. Doyeong JungHi, this is Doyeong Jung who is going to work in Human Asia for the next two months.Growing up in South Korea, the one and only divided…

2019 7th Global Human Rights School

Last Saturday on the 22nd of June, Human Asia has hosted the 7th Global Human Rights School in One-Stop Prep located in Apgujeong-dong, on the topic of “College Preview: Human Rights Advocacy on Campus”. Ms. Suah Cho, currently an undergraduate at the Stanford University and an active past member of Human Asia youth club, was…

2019 5th Korea Refugee Film Festival(KOREFF)

The 5th Korea Refugee Film Festival(KOREFF) <I Hear You> was successfully held in Seoul Cinema on June 15. The festival was organized by the Korea Refugee Rights Network and sponsored by UNIQLO, Ansan Global Youth Support Center, Save the Children and 21st Century Productions. Human Asia took part in planning movie contents and GV sessions…

Human Rights Classes at Jakjeon Girls High School

On June 10 and 11, Human Asia taught human rights classes on social minorities at Jakjeon Girls High School, Incheon. In the first part of the lesson, the students worked together in groups, then gave brief presentations on the different types of discrimination and social difficulties faced by women, teenagers, refugees, disabled and LGBTQ+ people…

The 2019 Seoul Conference on Human Rights

On May 27, Human Asia co-hosted the 2019 Human Rights Conference entitled ‘Crafting Human Rights Policies: The Promise of Evidence-based Research’; together with SSK Human Rights Forum and sponsored by Korea University’s International Human Rights Center and the Sungkyunkwan Center for Human Rights and Development. Top scholars with expertise in a variety of related fields…

2019 20th Seoul Queer Cultural Festival

On June 1, the 2019 Seoul Queer Cultural Festival was held at the Seoul City Hall Square. At the festival, various organizations, governmental institutions and corporations all gathered to support the LGBTI rights in Korea. Human Asia also took part in booth activities and parade in order to enhance the protection of LGBTI rights in…

New Staff of Human Asia

We introduce one new program officer  of Human Asia. Ja Yeon KwakHello, I am Ja Yeon Kwak and I am glad to work together at Human Asian Education Development Team.I would like to devote myself with a humble but explorative attitude so that various projects of Human Asia for the sake of human rights of Korean…

The 2019 Human Child School

Do you remember the Jumma refugees from Bangladesh, now living here in Korea? On October 5 2018, Human Asia met with some of the Jumma mothers residing in Gimpo. Following that initial meeting, Human Asia has now started a new project with refugee Jumma children in Incheon and Gimpo, ongoing between May and September 2019…