Mission East requests donations to help Ukraine
‘People with disabilities should be treated with respect’
Lalkaura was bullied because of her disability. But a self-help group gave her the knowledge and courage to protest and teach about human rights in the village. "All people have dignity," she says.
Discrimination is common in traditional societies such as the Nepalese. Women are often referred to hard housework. And people with disabilities are often bullied.
Mission East is helping thousands of displaced people in Nigeria
Sana fights for women's rights in Iraq
Sana Basim is Mission East's Head of Programmes in Iraq. She is happy working for a flexible organization that helps women - irrespective of their religious affiliations and ethnic identities - to survive abuse and support themselves and their children.
Yazidi paintings show women's struggle for dignity
- It touches me deeply that the Yazidi women say stop the abuse. And that they have found dignity. This is what visual artist Karsten Auerbach says after seeing paintings by Yazidis during trauma treatment in Iraq.