JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 22 August , 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Africa.com, a leading media company dedicated to showcasing the diverse stories and perspectives of the African continent, is proud to announce a collaboration with Human Rights Watch (HRW) in Africa. This partnership marks a significant step forward in the pursuit of human rights advocacy and awareness across the region.
With a shared commitment to amplifying voices and catalyzing change, this partnership unites Africa.com’s platform and reach with HRW’s expertise and dedication to championing human rights. By leveraging the power of storytelling and factual reporting, this collaboration aims to shed light on crucial human rights issues, foster public engagement, and drive tangible positive change within African societies.
Human Rights Watch has long been a beacon of hope and advocacy in Africa, consistently shining a spotlight on violations, inequalities, and injustices across the continent. Through careful research, comprehensive reporting, and unwavering dedication, HRW has brought critical human rights concerns to global attention, catalyzing discussions and policy reforms that have impacted countless lives.
“Africa.com is honored to partner with Human Rights Watch, as we believe that access to accurate information and diverse perspectives is crucial in advancing human rights in Africa,” stated Teresa Clarke, CEO of Africa.com. “Our platform’s ability to reach a large audience of people across Africa and beyond aligns perfectly with HRW’s mission to expose and address violations, ultimately driving positive change.”
Mausi Segun, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch’s Africa Division, expressed enthusiasm for the collaboration, saying, “We are thrilled to collaborate with Africa.com to expand the reach of our advocacy efforts. By combining HRW’s research and expertise with Africa.com’s media platform, we have a unique opportunity to engage a broader audience and rally support for human rights causes that are often overlooked.“
Africa.com and HRW aim to raise awareness about pressing human rights issues, facilitate informed discussions, and inspire collective action towards a more just and equitable Africa.
As part of this collaboration, both organizations are committed to delving into human rights topics ranging from gender equality and freedom of expression to access to education and healthcare.
Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of Africa.com.
For more information about the partnership between Africa.com and Human Rights Watch, please contact:
Sokhu Sibiya | Senior Editor | firstname.lastname@example.org | +27 11 881 5941
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About Human Rights Watch:
Human Rights Watch is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to investigating and exposing human rights abuses around the world. With a strong presence in Africa, HRW advocates for justice, equality, and the protection of human rights.