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Human Rights Festival 2018

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To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the students from Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University  is organizing the Human Rights Festival from 28 to 30 November 2018 at the Mahidol Learning Center lobby.

The festival including six small campaigns in various human rights topics such as:

1. Our Land, Our Rights

A film screening (“When we can go back?”) and discussion on indigenous land rights will be held. There will also be a petition signing in support of protection of indigenous peoples rights to ancestral land. Movie and discussion will be held from 9 - 12 am on 30 November at Room 324, MLC.

2. Be Deaferent

The campaign is to raise awareness in Mahidol University to introduce sign language classes for all students. The key message here is to reduce the barriers of communication between hearing impaired people and the general public.

Please come to their coffee booth and order coffee and sandwiches in sign language.

1pm – 4pm: Coffee booth in sign language

3. #Together4Love – Against Cyberbullying

#Together4Love aims to engage Mahidol students, both in online and offline platform, to unite together against cyberbullying. Our primary aim is to raise awareness about cyberbullying and its human rights implication.

10am - 3pm: Interactive exhibition “Together4Love”

4. Menstruation Taboos in Nepal

This is an awareness raising and fundraising camapign regarding stigmas around menstruation faced by young girls in Nepal. The campaign will showcase the real life experiences of Nepalese girls through the lens of photoexhibition. The raised funds will be directly donated to the ongoing project by Teach for Nepal where girls will be able to access reusable sanitary pads for their proper health and sanitation.

11am - 3pm, 28th – 30th November 2018: photoexhibition at Mahidol Learning Center

5. #MyClothesMyPrivacy

#MyClothesMyPrivacy is a campaign against Gender-Based Violence & Sexual Harassment. People have a right to be treated equally and free from any kind of gender-based violence and sexual harassment. Stop ✋ blaming the victims because of their clothes! Join our photoshoot campaign