2019 4th Conference for Human Rights Leaders of the Next Generation

On Friday, May 3, at room 115 in the Korea University International Studies Hall, 2019 4th Conference for Human Rights Leaders of the Next Generation successfully took place. Human Asia and SSK Human Rights Forum have co-hosted this conference in order to stimulate creative dialogue and impart critical insights among the young leaders who are…

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Human Rights Club Orientation for Aju Middle School

On April 8 2019, Human Asia hosted an orientation session for Aju Middle School’s human rights club “SCCW”, together with present SCCW members. The students got to learn more about Human Asia, and discussed potential future human rights-related activities for SCCW members to take part in. The students also explored ideas on the basic concept…

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Teacher’s office and Toilet construction in Sneha Vidya Vihar School

Since 2018, Human Asia has been striving to improve the school environment for teachers and children in Sneha Vidya Vihar School. This month, finally, we can announce the beginning of the school building construction which will add a firm and safe teacher’s office and toilets. Sneha Vidya Vihar School is one of the Sneha schools…

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New Staff of Human Asia

We introduce one new program officer and three interns of Human Asia.   Chloe Sherliker Prior to joining Human Asia as part of the Educational Development team, my academic and professional work has mainly centred upon historical systematic human rights violations across the Korean peninsula. I hope now to be able to apply these past…

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SNEHA School After-School classes begin

Last week, SNEHA Diyun School started off the After-School classes which Human Asia and SNEHA have been implementing under Chakma Education Support Project since 2017. The students will interact with teachers and plan engaging activities, which will nurture their abilities to express themselves and participate in decision-makings, as well as strengthen their literacy skills. The…

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The 14th Human Rights School for Teenagers

On Saturday 9 March, Human Asia held the 14th Human Rights School for Teenagers at the One Stop Prep Center in Gangnam. The lecture under the theme of ‘Modern Feminism for Young People’ was presented by Hong Hye-eun, activist and author of the book ‘We Need Feminist Teachers’. After each of participants introduced themselves, the…

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2019 Int’ Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On March 17 2019, in commemoration of the UN-designated International day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Human Asia co-hosted the Joint Festival Against Racial Discrimination. Last year, the UN Commission on Racism and Intolerance noted the alarming spread of racism and xenophobia within South Korea, and recommended the South Korean government make every possible…

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Donation delivered to Korean Unwed Mothers Support Network

On 15 March, Human Asia visited the Korean Unwed Mothers Support Network(KUMSN) office in Seoul and delivered 100 pieces of women’s apparel donated by MORADO and 40 backpacks donated by Neomio. KUMSN is a non-profit corporation that is engaged in various activities to avoid the prejudice and discriminations against unmarried mothers and their children in…

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Backpack donation to Gimpo Foreign Resident Support Center

On February 20th, Human Asia visited the Gimpo Foreign Resident Support Center, also called as Village without borders, and delivered 40 backpacks which were supported by Neomio. Gimpo Foreign Resident Support Center is an organization that aims to be a multicultural community living together without discrimination in the local community. It provides diverse and individualized…

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New Program Officers of Human Asia

With the start of 2019 New Year, two program officers, Hyunchan Jung and Yaechan Lee, have newly joined the educational development team of Human Asia. They are expected to engage in developing human rights-related education programs and undertaking in-depth research on contemporary human rights issues. We hope you will give a lot of support and interest to Human Asia which has started with new family members in 2019!

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