New Tactics Blog

Equilibrio para mejor

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Equilibrio para mejor

Noor Zada is the MENA initiative manager

I have always struggled to balance my life between family and work, but now I think that work-life balance is a total myth. Instead you need to strive for a work-life blend. Family is most important but work is also a big part of my life.

Amna Suraka: An Unexpected Place of Healing

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Amna Suraka: An Unexpected Place of Healing

Omar Altabakha is the MENA initiative Lead Trainer with CVT’s New Tactics in Human Rights.

Sulaimaniya in Iraqi Kurdistan is a place like no other. While on my recent visit to Sulaimaniya, residents raised Kurdish flags on top of their houses in support of an independence referendum. Residents speak their own Kurdish language and wear traditional Kurdish attire out in the streets.

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Promoting and Protecting Human Rights in the United States

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Promoting and Protecting Human Rights in the United States

New Tactics in Human Rights, a program of the Center for Victims of Torture, has primarily focused its work on supporting human rights activists outside the U.S. over the past sixteen years. However, the changing political climate in the U.S. is inspiring new advocacy efforts to protect and promote rights. To be as effective as possible in 2017 and beyond, we believe it is critical that activists focus on building their strategic and tactical capacity.

And we at New Tactics are ready to help.

Fielding Difficult Questions about Clients’ Human Rights

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Fielding Difficult Questions about Clients’ Human Rights

Utilizing the New Tactics in Human Rights framework, CVT staff continue to look for ways to accompany and empower clients as they struggle with the immense questions about safety, their rights and how to feel secure in an uncertain environment. The article 'Fielding Difficult Questions about Clients’ Human Rights' explores responses to frequent rights-related questions, as well as tools for empowering clients.

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