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When Protest Counts: Poland's Struggle For Reproductive Freedom
After listening to journalist Zuzanna Radzik speak on the topic of abortion during the 2019 Warsaw Fellowship, Fellow Karyna Kolidych argues for the realization and legislation of the legal right to abortion.
Let’s Meet at the Intersection of You and Me
In this essay, Fellow Katherine Feske-Kirby argues for the need to embrace intersectionality and through acceptance recognize that others' lives are just as nuanced.
The Rainbow is Complicated
Fellow Hanna Jaśkiewicz reflects upon visits with LGBTQIAP+ rights activists during the 2019 Warsaw Fellowship.
Political Correctness Is a Shot in One’s Foot
After hearing jarring words from successful marketer Marek Dorobisz, Fellow Natalia Grzankowska reflects on the need for activists to engage with wider audiences -- and take some risks in the process.
Advocating for Change, Not Inspiration
Taking inspiration from disability advocate Katarzyna Bierzanowska, 2019 Warsaw Fellow Sabrina Jen reminds young activists to learn and change mentalities rather than looking for "inspiration" from minoritized communities.
I miss you jew!
After an eyeopening visit to Polin, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, 2019 Warsaw Fellow Magda Fuchs reckons with common misconceptions of Jewish history in Poland.
Is Winter Coming?
After hearing from Konstanty Gebert and Jan Sowa during his 2019 Warsaw Fellowship, Fellow Krzysztof Skwara reflects on what has led to the Law and Justice Party's success in Poland.
Vlog against Hate Speech with 7 Meters Under
Humanity in Action Poland joined forces with Rafał Gębura, a YouTuber and creator of 7 Meters Under, to release a video on how hate speech wreaks havoc in society, from the perspective of a Muslim woman and a gay man in Poland.
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On People with Disabilities
What would happen if Hermione Granger was a girl with a disability? Why is disability is rarely discussed in terms of diversity? Who are people with disabilities?
Pre-Genocide - Warnings and Readiness to Protect
An anthology of personal interpretations, by researchers and writers, about alarm bells and the readiness to protect prior to genocides. The essays in this volume focus on the 1930s before the Holocaust in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark - as well as the years before the genocides in Armenia, Cambodia, Kurdistan, Rwanda and Bosnia.
90% of Poles have never met a Jew and yet, myths of the Jewish people has recently contributed to increased anti-Semitic violence in Poland. This interactive book tackles the first step: demystifying who Jews are.
Shifting Paradigms: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows on Policy and Pluralism Across Borders
Shifting Paradigms is a volume of diverse articles on cross-border policy and pluralism written by Humanity in Action Senior Fellows.
Two Trees in Jerusalem
Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen in her touching account "Two Trees in Jerusalem" tells about the resistance of her parents, Donata and Eberhard Helmrich, against the horrors of National Socialism.
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, this book is a collection of diverse essays, which tackle international relations and migration.