Video For Change: The Changes We Have Mapped

Video For Change: The Changes We Have Mapped

When activists get together, often it’s less like a conference and more like a family reunion, so intense are the shared experiences. And so it was at the recent two-day gathering of the Video4Change Network in Colombo, and also at the sessions we organised and...
Video for Change: Community-Based Storytelling as a Tool for Resistance

Video for Change: Community-Based Storytelling as a Tool for Resistance

The Video4Change team was present in the Global Voices Summit 2017, which took place during December 2-3, 2017 in the Sri Lankan Capital Colombo. The panel “Using Video for Change: Diverse Opportunities and Challenges” featured members of five organizations comprising Video4Change.

Lena Hendry’s Conviction and RM10,000 Fine Unjust

Lena Hendry’s Conviction and RM10,000 Fine Unjust

Former Program Coordinator of Pusat KOMAS Lena Hendry was sentenced to pay a fine of RM 10,000 or spend a year in jail by the Magistrate’s Court in Kuala Lumpur for screening the Sri Lankan civil war documentary, “No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” before...
Defending Human Rights in the United States

Defending Human Rights in the United States

Video4Change Network partner WITNESS has announced that they are expanding their work in the United States through a generous new grant. Announcement from the WITNESS newsletter:”WITNESS is excited to announce that we are expanding our work in the United...
Video4Change at the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference

Video4Change at the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference

Image: Promotional flier for the Video4Change Session at the 17th IACC Organizations from the global network will be conducting a session at the 17th IACC conference in Panama. Video4Change network member organizations Video Volunteers, InsightShare, InformAction TV...
Community Impact: School Implements RTE Rules

Community Impact: School Implements RTE Rules

The Right to Education (RTE) Act has laid down norms and standards for schools to ensure inclusive and quality education for all children of India. Unfortunately, many schools, especially in the hinterlands of India flaunt these rules because the authorities seldom...
Disputed Boundaries

Disputed Boundaries

In Kenya, many conflicts are dismissed as ‘cattle rustling’, until they grow too serious to be ignored by the national government. Filmed in Isiolo, Northern Kenya, this film looks at how old boundaries and new resources become a deadly race of rivalry and survival between some of Kenya’s poorest communities.