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  • GHANA: JHR trainees win awards for stories on COVID safety and disability rights

    In January, the Merck Foundation awarded three MMFC trainees for their work to highlight the the lax attitude towards COVID safety protocols in different regions of Ghana. In the online category of their Mask Up With Care Media Recognition for West African Countries awards, Prosper Koursoh and Prince Kwame Tamakloe earned the 1st runner-up and

  • NEWSLETTER: September 4 – Ghana’s Zanko Paani community’s water woes eased after borehole construction

      September 4th, 2021 This week’s highlights: “We do not have the luxury of time” – Rachel Pulfer in Global News Ghana’s Zanko Paani community’s water woes eased after borehole construction Have you reserved your seats at Night For Rights 2021? “We do not have the luxury of time” – Rachel Pulfer in Global News

  • NEWSLETTER: May 15 – JHR announces The Misinformation Project

      May 15th, 2021 This week’s highlights Save the date: Night4Rights 2021 slated for October 20! JHR announces Canadian program: The Misinformation Project & Call for Proposals Test your human rights knowledge with our MMFC Quiz! Information Saves Lives: Stories about the impact of COVID-19 from The Gambia, Ghana and South Africa Meet our new

  • Interviewing Emefa Nancy: 2019/2020 Fisher Fellow

      Share your personal journey. What led you down the path of your current profession? Right from infancy I’ve always wanted to take up a profession that will give me the chance to help the less privileged. As a child I wanted to be a politician because I believed they had the power to change

  • Night for Rights 2015 – JHR’s best ever!

    My name is Hilary Doyle and I am a journalist and writer. In 2006, I travelled to Ghana for a six-month assignment with JHR. The experience transformed me.   At the time, JHR was still a new organization, finding its feet on the ground overseas, while receiving real acclaim across Canada.   My cohort was

  • Mixed babies for sale: JHR Story Shuts Down Unethical Business

    When an ad popped up on Facebook offering to facilitate the birth of “half-caste babies,” JHR-trained journalist Betty Kankam-Boadu knew there was a story.

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