Visiting Ashoka Fellow, Bapu Trust, Pune, India; Senior Advocacy Officer, Mental Disability Advocacy Center, Budapest, Hungary
The objectives of the lecture series are
- to engage with cynicism especially amongst the youth
- Discuss people’s experiences with deprivation
- Explore strategies available to challenge deprivation
- Enthuse persons especially young persons towards cause lawyering
A culture of human rights requires people who are defending the rights and warding off challenges to them. The lecture series will explore the role and functions of human rights defenders; the opportunities presented by contemporary International Human Rights law; and the threats faced by the people undertaking the task.