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New York Conference 2015: Key Takeaways

At IHRFG’s New York 2015 conference, we put the rights-based approach on trial and encouraged members to critically explore the utility and efficacy of funding with a rights lens. Read the key takeaways from our conversations.

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The Rights-Based Approach: The Right Approach?

At IHRFG’s New York 2015 conference, we put the rights-based approach on trial and encouraged members to critically explore the utility and efficacy of funding with a rights lens. Grantmakers exchanged with and learned from their peers, affirming and challenging their own assumptions. Foundation for a Just Society created a Storify of tweets from the conference. View the complete Twitter conversation about #ihrfg2015ny here. We kicked off our conference with a video featuring a number of funders describing what the rights-based approach means to them and their work.

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Countering the Toxic Narratives: Takeaways from HRFN’s Human Rights Lab

In January 2016, HRFN hosted a Human Rights Lab to respond to closing civic space across the globe. With a group of 35 human rights funders, activists, and advocates from 12 countries, we brainstormed workable strategies to address one element of tightening civic space: the corrosive narratives that feed it. Read the takeaways document here.