Call for Application: Werdwet Research Fellowship 2022

Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is a board-led, for-not-profit organization registered in Ethiopia under the revised Civil Societies Law 1113/2019 with registry number 4307. CARD envisions to see a democratic Ethiopia and has a mission of echoing principles of democracy to make it the rule of the game in the country. In […]

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CARD’s New Generation of Human Rights Defenders

On the 12th of December 2021, CARD has named 364 high school students from Addis Ababa “New Generation of Human Rights Defenders (NGHRDs)” after successive training offered to them in ten batches. CARD has been recruiting students from high schools in Addis Ababa based on their interest in human rights activism and offered them four […]

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Werdwet Fellowship 2021: Open Call for Applications

Introduction CARD Werdwet Research Fellowship Program (Werdwet Fellowship) is launched in 2020. The research fellowship program will give women and youth opportunities to pursue their passion for researching and promoting their ideas to bring about a just society. The thematic area of Werdwet Research 2021 focuses on knowledge creation about the effects of violence on […]

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Muluken Kassahun, Werdwet Fellow 2020

Muluken Kassahun: “My Experience as a Werdwet Fellow”

Werdwet Fellowship is a research fellowship program created by CARD to promote indigenous knowledge to fight inequality and look for ways of protecting the rights for vulnerable and minority groups in Ethiopia. The research fellowship program will also give women and youth opportunities to pursue their passion of researching and promoting their ideas to bring […]

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Conflict-Sensitive Civic-Engagement of the Youth in Ethiopia

Background This guideline is developed based on deliberations of a workshop that has participated 20 known youth activists from different regions of Ethiopia in November 2020. The youth activists have worked in groups starting to define conflict, conflict-sensitivity, civic-engagement, and continued to discuss opportunities and challenges of Ethiopian youth in civic-engagement, and finally draw a […]

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