“Expressions of Humanity” is our cycle of events that use the power of arts and human stories to raise awareness of social and human rights issues. In collaboration with Rotondes and other partner organizations, Time For Equality organizes a few events each year to create a place of raising awareness, sharing and acting.
In pursuit of Time For Equality’s motto “Learn, Share and Take action”, Expressions of Humanity offers various forms of “lecture” of social issues through cultural expressions and humanist approach. Each event aims at inspiring the civil society to take initiatives and answering the question “What kind of world do we want to live in?”.
During the cycle of 2020-21, despite the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly thanks to the close collaboration of Rotondes, we were able to organize three events by combining physical and virtual ones for the first time. Throughout this cycle, we touched upon different stories surrounding international migration from different points of view.
We are also proud to announce that we were able not only to strengthen the existing partnership with other associations but also to develop new ones. Many thanks to the participants and our partners.
Fair work, fair price, fair pay
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The first event took the participants into a cruel world of labor exploitation in the agri-food production sector in Italy.Read more
No one can survive alone
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The second event throws light on the journey of African migrants crossing border through the western Alps from Italy to France.Read more
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The third event invited to discover the world of Overseas Filipino Workers, particularly women working in the domestic sector.Read more
The 2019-20 cycle
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The first event invited Stefania Prandi, journalist and photographer to present the result of her 2 years’ documentation work about hundreds of women working in the tomato and strawberry fields in Spain, Italy, and Morocco.Read more
Nessuno uccide la morte
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For the second event, Time For Equality used a narrative approach through a noir novel to address the complexity of current societies and issues of mafias.Read more
Maid in Luxembourg
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The first event in 2020 addressed “care” work, which is an often stigmatized and underestimated sector.Read more
Asile – Les mineur.e.s étranger.e.s non accompagné.e.s
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The fourth event addressed the issues of unaccompanied minor migrants, a theme that is even more important in this time of crisis.Read more
The 2018-19 cycle addressed very diverse and often taboo human rights issues, such as violence against women, human trafficking and exploitation, migration, marginalization of indigenous communities, in a context of artistic and interactive format. Each event had a starting point, such as film screening, presentation of a book, or artistic performance, followed by inspiring testimonies and a debate with the public.
The exchange between the public and the stakeholders provided the opportunity to discuss solutions together, to see the links between what is happening at the global level and the local reality, and to strengthen the culture of engagement and collaboration at the local level.
The Journey of a Migrant
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The every first event as part of Expressions of Humanity aimed to tackle and highlight issues relating migration, the current global refugee crisis and the response of our societies.Read more
Empowering women in Guatemala
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The second event aimed to create awareness and a dialogue about ways and opportunities for Guatemalan indigenous women to use their own resources to work themselves out of poverty.Read more
La juge. Une femme dans la magistrature
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The third event addressed a theme followed by Time For Equality since 2013: the presence of women and men in one of the places of power par excellence: the judiciary, the magistracy.Read more
Finding the patterns – Indigenous women of Canada
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The fourth event created a visual and verbal landscape, allowing the participants to discover the resilience, inventiveness, and dynamism of the indigenous women in Canada.Read more