Regaining my Power: a reflection on Action Learning
Rahwa, member of RAPAR, reflects on her journey in GRIPP and regaining power through Action Learning.
“We Can Speak for Ourselves” Amnesty UK platforms GRIPP’s voice
“The deepening conditions of poverty in the UK are a human rights violation.” Amnesty UK championing GRIPP’s message in their Summer members magazine.
Our Communities Voices, direct to you, the UN
On Wednesday 8th March 2023, Patricia Bailey from ATD Fourth World UK, and Rahwa Beyene from RAPAR, spoke on behalf of GRIPP to the 72nd PSWG of the CESCR Review in Geneva.
Climbing the Mountain: GRIPP’s first submission to the United Nations
In January 2023 GRIPP submitted its first ever evidence to the United Nations reporting violations of economic, social and cultural rights in their communities in the UK. Read about how we did it here.
Comrades in Adversity
Using Action Learning to unveil our knowledge and build solidarity as anti-poverty human rights activists
Do we dare kiss the frog?
The first GRIPP residential brings discussion, deliberation and dancing and some pretty impressive outputs
What does poverty and human rights mean to you?
Through the co-design of the GRIPP project communities shared their undestanding Poverty and Human Rights to mean to them.
Increasing Participation: Meeting With UN Committee Members
Meeting between group with lived experience of rights violations and members of the UN CESCR.
What is The UK Government Saying About Our Rights? A Synopsis
Explainer and commentary about the UK Government’s recent report to the UN CESCR.
Children’s Best Interests And The Right To Family Life Under Article 10 ICESCR
Study exploring the human rights tools behind ATD Fourth World and HRC University of Essex’s Human Rights Local research.
Concepts Underpinning GRIPP’s Approach
How to we sustain a social movement through generating a new language from below?
Human Rights Local: Project Updates
Updates on the Human Rights Local project of the HRC University of Essex in 2020 & 2021, as well as what is planned for 2022.
RightsBridge: Can We Create Meaningful Involvement In The ICESCR Review?
The fourth event in the #RightsBridge series, focusing on what meaningful participation of people with lived experience should look like.
The Power And Impact Of Participatory Engagement with the United Nations
Conversation between Janet Nelson and ATD activists about engaging with the UN and impact of lived experience on policy makers.
RightsBridge: ICESCR And Why It Matters
GRIPP RightsBridge Project Group meeting to discuss why the ICESCR matters and present talks from partners.
Defending Rights As A Parent-To-Parent Advocate
Nikki Hewson discussing how she defended human rights through parent-to-parent advocacy for Lewisham Council from 2012 to 2018.
RightsBridge: The Story So Far
Summary of RightsBridge’s “The Story So Far” report, with information on each separate chapter.
Bringing Together Lived and Learnt Experience
Webinar with experts in human rights, some of whom draw their expertise from their lived experience and were engaging for the first time with academics.
RightsBridge: Cartoons Capture Discussion And Calls For Change
Capturing discussions of Building a Human Rights Bridge Out Of Poverty as cartoons by Graham Ogilvie.
RightsBridge: Showcasing Good Practice in Local Advocacy
The 2nd event for Building A Human Rights Bridge out of Poverty series, bringing activists & communities together.
RightsBridge: Event Series Underway
50+ participants join ATD Fourth World UK, Essex University Human Rights Centre, AIUK to host the 1st RightsBridge event.
RightsBridge: Event 1 – Bringing Together Lived And Learnt Experience
The first event of an 8-month seriesas the beginning of a shared journey that will bring together people with lived and learnt experiences of poverty.
RightsBridge – Watch This Space!
Finalising the details of the first two events in the 8-month RightsBridge series.
Invitation: A Human Rights Bridge Out Of Poverty
Webinar launching the “Building a human rights bridge out of poverty” series, with statements from partners.