Building Organisations with Souls: A new guide

Today across the world, many activists are asking: ‘How can we create organisations with souls, where impassioned people go to work every day, inspired by working in an environment that increases both their well-being and productivity?’ Clearly activists are still hungry for knowledge and interested in learning from unconventional methods and organisational cultures that forge working in soulful organisations. If you are one of these people, we think you will love this guide. - Hope Read more [...]

Dr. Mukwege of Panzi Hospital wins the Sakharov Prize: AIR celebrates

The European Parliament has just announced that Dr. Denis Mukwege, Founder and Medical Director of Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo is the winner of this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. In his statement in response to his selection for the prize, Dr. Muwkege highlighted the courage of survivors themselves: Our thoughts go to the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world, especially those of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Those women Read more [...]

Responding to the attack on Dr. Mukwege, Panzi Hospital

In the wake of the attempted assassination of Dr. Denis Mukwege, Medical Director of Panzi Hopsital, and AIR Steering Committee member in October 2012, Jessica Horn and Leah Teklemariam reflect on the meaning of solidarity and the importance of both Dr. Mukwege and Panzi as African leadership.  The article was originally published on 18 March 2013 on the Our Africa platform of open Democracy 50:50. Panzi hospital: a critical pulse for justice, peace and health Congo's women survivors, standing Read more [...]