Rumi Forum Blog

  • R.I.S.E and Recover
    As International Human Rights Day draws closer on December 10th, so does our summative event on December 11th. The theme for 2020 is to “Recover Better – Stand Up For Human Rights.” The year 2020 could be characterized by the global fight against COVID-19, and as the year is closing, it is important to direct … Read more
  • Institutions and Individuals Working in Support of Universal Human Rights
    Interfaith dialogue and intercultural understanding are two important values that the Rumi Forum promotes. Through dialogue that intersects societal and cultural barriers, we can learn how to coexist in a mutually beneficial and peaceful world. Even with the Coronavirus pandemic, people are able to connect with others that are millions of miles away because our … Read more
  • What do you think about human rights? Make your voices be heard!
    As a society, we become stronger when we engage with each other and try to learn from each other. Since the Rumi Forum is also dedicated to social justice and community cohesions we would like to hear what our audience, as young adults, have to say about human rights. In order to achieve that, we … Read more
  • Collecting the Youth Perspective Together: #RISE4Rights
    Everyone is equally entitled to human rights, yet this fact is often not realized and not everyone has a nuanced understanding of it. Not only does your perspective as a student matter, but also your actions. We would like to encourage young adults to RISE to the challenges that the human rights community is facing … Read more
  • Solving Old Problems with Fresh Perspectives: A Call to Youth Leaders
    The year 2020 has proved to be a year to remember. There are many things that will be remembered with sorrow, but sadness does not need to define the year. The events of 2020 have unmasked the harsh realities of inequality and divisions festering under band-aid policies. With these fresh and open wounds lies the … Read more