Requests for Information: 9 – 15 February 2009

Received by mail:
From: Global HR-Education
Date: 19/02/2009

Dear members, Below is a compilation of requests for information sent to the Global Human Rights Education listserv during the past week. At the bottom of each request you will find an e-mail address, so that you can respond to the request directly.

1. SEEKING MATERIALS FOR TEACHING HUMAN RIGHTS IN SCHOOLS IN GHANA – Teaching for Freedom Foundation is a human rights non governmental organisation in Ghana that recruits teachers at the basic level of education as volunteers in the teaching of human rights education. These teachers are trained to incorporate human rights in their lessons during the normal teaching periods. To augment our activities we are in the process of developing a comprehensive manual for the teaching of HR in primary and junior high schools in Ghana. We also require any other learning materials that can promote the teaching of HR in schools. Anyone who has assistance in this direction could contact us via the e-mail address below. The Executive Director, Teaching For Freedom Foundation (TFF), Ghana, E-mail.

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2. 2. LOOKING FOR GOOD PRACTICES AND OTHER NETWORKS WORKING WITH ORPHAN AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN – Dear colleagues, I am writing from Ethiopia. Our organization is called Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Network Ethiopia and we work with more than 120 members. We are planning to provide valuable and strengthened services to our members so as to address the problems of orphan and vulnerable children in our country. We want to learn from other networks engaged in similar undertakings. We request the readers of this note to support us in any way and you can reach us by email. Thank you, Tewodros Belay, OVC Network Ethiopia, Coordinator, Web, E-mail.

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3.LOOKING FOR EXPERT OPINIONS & RESEARCH ON RIGHT TO INFORMATION AT HEALTH FACILITIES – Dear colleagues, I am carrying out a research project on the implementation of the right to information at health facilities in Uganda. This is to request publications or expert opinions on the right to health and information within the UN family and from other researchers. Looking forward for your support, Senteza Kajubi, Makerere University, Human Rights Association, +256-77-2438793, E-mail.

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