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YADA Activities

YADA is an initiative of Africa Human Rights Defenders Foundation (AHRN) and is a network of young African activities and their organisations in Africa.

The main objective of YADA is to connect, protect, support and build the capacity of young African human rights defenders (living in or outside Africa). The YADA network speaks as a voice of African youth on relevant issues regarding human rights, democracy and good governance in Africa.

At national levels, YADA is a platform of young activists and their organisations in each country where it has been established.

YADA Activities

  • YADA annual workshop: 60 young activists will be invited from 25 countries et leas to meet, share experiences from their respective countries and evaluate the previous YADA activities and reports. During this workshop, the YADA general meeting is held to make essential decisions including planning future activities and elect new coordination team and commissions as well as deciding where the next annual workshop would take place.

    • 24/7 Digital security support : this includes emergency assistance for any HRDs who face digital threats.
    • Digital tools and tactics :
    • Online visibility : Local NGOs and activists are provided with free of charge website / brogue designing and hosting and get their social media pages promoted.

  • Access on information and publication of human rights activities
    • YADA media: human rights information and news as well as NGOs and activists’ works are regularly published on the YADA media.
    • Training of Trainers : for those who will support and provide training to CSOs and activists at national level.
    • Trainings on digital security, essential tools and tactics : how to protect online and offline data; safe use of internet; how do effective online campaigns and petitions, safe use of social media and website etc.
  • Access on information about human rights activities
    • YADA magazine : information and news on human rights issues as well as activities of NGOs and activists are regularly published on the YADA media page.
    • YADA (Online) TV and Radio : for young activists to learn more about fundamental human rights and get reliable information concerning human rights
  • Thematic groups meetings : Networking and experience sharing meetings organised for young defenders working on similar activities:
    • Civil rights and democracy
    • Gender equality
    • Children’s rights
    • Environmental rights and climate change

  • Promotion of Human Rights at Schools and universities
    • Teaching basic human rights and freedoms at secondary schools to help young student to understand their rights at their early ages,
    • Creation and coordination of human rights clubs at universities where debates are organised and students, professors and key CSO and governments representatives are invited to debate human rights key issues
    • Non-violence and violent extremism are discussed

  • Other trainings for young activists
    • Training on non-violence and how to fight violent extremism
    • Trainings on drafting project proposals and management of human rights projects

Other activities including trainings, events depending on the needs and context of each county

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Workshop : Young african human rights defenders
April 19, 2020
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Meeting of Human Rights Defenders for the firt YADA ANNUAL WORKSHOP
Mars 8, 2020
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Relaxation moment after a training of Digital Security
April 18, 2016
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Digital security training workshop
July 20, 2019
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Meeting of Human Rights Defenders for the firt YADA ANNUAL WORKSHOP
Mars 8, 2020
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