The 10th World Human Rights Cities Forum- Local Memories and Global Sharing
The 10th edition of the WHRCF continued today with its main sessions and workshops focused on human rights, disability, gender, children, Indonesian human rights cities and activists workshops.
Theme: Remembering the Protesters! Moving Forward from Discrimination
Today's session was focused on finding ways to preserve the memories alive and sought solutions for the future of human rights cities where no one is excluded.
Int'l Human Rights Education Center
The workshops aimed to create a new network with international human rights trainers with key discussions focused on region-wise and audience-wise education strategies and a more effective collaboration system among leading human rights education providers.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA). The participants of the session shared policies and issues on a regional and national level seeking new measures that all human rights cities could follow to achieve gender equality and women empowerment.
The session presented several case studies from countries such as Finland and Germany, with experience of youth political education and political engagement especially that the voting age has been recently lowered in South Korea to the age of 18. Implications, remaining tasks and methods to enable young voters to lead to positive changes, were also debated.