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Last month, the Equal Rights Trust completed its final factfinding mission as part of its work promoting the implementation of three UN conventions and seven core International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions in nine countries around the world.
Today, the Equal Rights Trust in partnership with Mizan for Law publish Shouting Through the Walls: Discriminatory Torture and Ill-Treatment, Case Studies from Jordan, a report which seeks to fill a vital gap in the under-explored relationship between discrimination and torture and ill-treatment and exposes shocking findings on the treatment of two marginalised groups in Jordan.
Since 2010, the Equal Rights Trust has supported the Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) Network, the only platform of its kind that provides an essential means for journalists to report safely and effectively on hate speech, discrimination and violations of freedom of expression in Sudan and South Sudan. During this time, the Trust has helped the network to develop from an informal group of a few like-minded journ
The Equal Rights Trust provides those at the start of their career in human rights the opportunity to gain essential experience in paid internship and fellowship positions. By doing so we are helping to level the playing field, so that those who are not able to support themselves financially are able to break into the sector and advance equality worldwide. In December 2015 we spoke to Abi Ogunmwonyi our former Legal Research Intern to ask her how she found her experience and what she thinks about the Trust’s internship scheme.
The Equal Rights Trust provides those at the start of their career in human rights the opportunity to gain essential experience in paid internship and fellowship positions. Through these placements, we are helping to level the playing field so those not able to support themselves financially can break into the sector and advance equality worldwide. In December 2015 we spoke to our former Advocacy and Litigation Intern, Shaza Alalmoni on her experience and thoughts on the scheme.
The Equal Rights Trust provides those at the start of their career in human rights the opportunity to gain essential experience in paid internship and fellowship positions. Through these placements, we are helping to level the playing field so those not able to support themselves financially can break into the sector and help us advance equality worldwide. In December 2015 we spoke to our our Legal Research Intern, Sam Barnes on his experience and thoughts on the scheme.
The Equal Rights Trust provides those at the start of their career in human rights the opportunity to gain essential experience in paid internship and fellowship positions. Through these placements, we are helping to level the playing field so that those not able to support themselves financially can break into the sector and help us to advance equality worldwide. In December 2015 we spoke to our our Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region Research Fellow, Fatima Ahdash on her experience and thoughts on the scheme.
The Equal Rights Trust provides those at the start of their career in human rights the opportunity to gain essential experience in paid internship and fellowship positions. Through these placements, we are helping to level the playing field so that those not able to support themselves financially can break into the sector and help us advance equality worldwide. In December 2015 we spoke to our Legal Research Intern, Ben Smith on his experience and thoughts on the scheme.  
The Equal Rights Trust provides those at the start of their career in human rights the opportunity to gain essential experience in internship and fellowship positions. In December 2015 we spoke to Rupal Shah our former Legal Research Intern to ask her how she has found her experience and what she thinks about the Trust’s internship scheme.Could you explain a bit about yourself and your experience?
As part of its work in Russia, the Equal Rights Trust works with the Russian LGBT Network to support Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) persons through legal and psychological assistance, as well as raising awareness on LGBT rights. The Network supports a number of centres throughout Russia, one of which is situated in Yekaterinburg. In 2014 we spoke to the centre’s coordinator who explained some of their achievements and challenges. Could you describe how the centre was established?

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