Human Rights

Ka-Mer

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Nebahat Akkoc launched KA-MER, an organization that responds to women's critical needs and increases awareness their rights as citizens, wives,and mothers through providing a range of services, including legal and psychological counselling, human rights education, and child-care.

Support for Women’s Work

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Sengül Akcar has designed a community-based foundation that educates and empowers poor women and families. She does this by enabling women to break from their traditional, limiting roles and to gain financial independence and self-respect by learning nontraditional skills, such as carpentry.

Programa de Medios y Acceso a la Información

Marco Lara is changing the way that crimes are reported to the public in order to protect human rights and professionalize the media sector in Mexico. Through the Program of Media and Access to Information of the Institute of Criminal and Procedural Justice, Marco has built a standard for communicating about crime, working with journalists, government officials, and the public in order to change perceptions about crime, victims, and the accused.

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