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The PeaceWorks Human Rights Defenders Programme at Akshar : Day 1

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Having only substituted in the temporary absence of interns under the Human Rights Defenders Programme before, Akshar—among Kolkata’s best known integrated schools, would technically be ‘my first’ school and class. Forty-five students in a post-lunch (read: siesta time) session—I had my fair share of doubts regarding how the first class would go. A few minutes…

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The PeaceWorks Human Rights Defenders Programme at Chowringhee High School : Day 12

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The advantages of having the scope to teach the same set of students over successive months under the Human Rights Defenders Programme, are manifold. Covering the geographically expansive range of genocides that the module does, any shorter an engagement would leave little room for the thought generation and discussions essential to developing a critical, sensitive…

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