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Newsletter | June 2010

Human Rights Training with De Brug ended

By the end of May 2010, De Brug/GHRD conducted four sessions of training on human rights with its members. The sessions had started in March with the last one being held on 22nd May. The methodology of the training included presentations and interactive discussions and workshops on various human rights tools to enhance the capacity of the migrants. Read more...

GHRD’s Awareness campaign for human rights

In May 2010, GHRD launched a massive campaign focusing primarily on raising awareness concerning the human rights situation of women and children in South Asia. The campaign is aimed at educating the public about severe atrocities committed against women and children in the region and to gather support for its projects in the field. GHRD is currently active in India, Indonesia (Bali), Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Pakistan. Read more...

SES World Skies supports GHRD!

On 3rd June, GHRD was delighted to receive the proceeds of a fundraising activity organised by SES, a multinational satellite company with an office in The Hague, the Netherlands. SES approached GHRD in December 2009, with a request to assist in a fundraising programme for the organisation. This request was part of their internal teambuilding activity for SES staff members worldwide. The events included a 'wear jeans to the office - day and contribute to charity'. In this regard they promoted a few projects of GHRD. GHRD is very appreciative of their efforts and would like to express its gratitude on behalf of all the children who will benefit from these funds.

PRESS RELEASE: 43 Bhutanese Refugees arrived safely to the Netherlands

A new group of Bhutanese refugees arrived on the 8th of June at Schiphol in the Netherlands. They were received with much joy and happiness by friends and family, representatives of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), COA (Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers, the Bhutanese Community and GHRD. Read more...