Opinion

Human Connections Forged in Human Suffering

An overlooked element in the COVID experience is how it can lead us into reflections on the human connections that carry us through the suffering, giving us an actual physical sense of being members of one human family, capable of caring for each other, as we must if the family is to survive. This post is a vivid instance of such an experience. [continue reading…]

UnMASKing: Using Covid-19 to engage young people in human rights education

Professor Felisa Tibbitts, Chair in Human Rights Education at SIM, Utrecht University, will host the webinar “UnMASKing: Using Covid-19 to engage young people in human rights education” on Wednesday, November 11.  Prof. Tibbitts will talk about the importance of linking human rights with current issues and discuss the two Human Rights Education curricula for secondary level students that she developed. [continue reading…]