For the Right to have Rights

During the program United African Women’s Organization discussed its achievements regarding legislation for the second generation (children born and raised in Greece), the challenges migrant-run organizations face today in the current landscape of NGOs in Greece/Europe, and the how important it is for spaces and migrant-led organizations to exist in which migrants/refugees speak about their challenges on their own terms, without intermediaries.

Mid-way through the radio show insights were also given by Julia Suárez-Krabbe (lecturer at Roskilde University and authοr of the book; ‘Race, Rights and Rebels; Alternatives to Human Rights and Development from the Global South.’) regarding the historical racism and colonial undertones of the term “human rights”.

Featured music by Fatoumata Diawar – Sowa, Yemi Alade – Johnny, Sibongile Khumalo – Mayihlome, Bi Kidude – Beru, Sona Jobarteh & Band – Kora Music from West Africa, Sali Sidibe – Wale Gnouma Don.

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