One Future Collective is an organization that works towards building compassionate youth social leadership through the use of art, education, community intervention and policy advocacy – across verticals of gender justice, mental health, legal reform and development policy.

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Rise Up | Can Lawyers be Activists Too?

The Rise Up series is a column that explores how the process of seeking justice can be a transformative tool to combat gender based crimes, while also recognising the survivor client’s agency, lived reality and desire for justice. The column explores the ways in which practitioners working or hoping to work in the field can adopt a gender sensitive lens in their work.

The Art Local | Storytelling and Uncomfortable Conversations

The Art Local is a monthly column by Jerin Jacob that intends to look at how art can be used as a medium of social protest and engagement, a catalyst to encourage and mediate social change. We all enjoy a tale well told. The power of storytelling is undoubtedly tremendous and yes, proven to be impact worthy. There are stories that make us cry and laugh, stories that make us love, care and...

Rise Up – Interview Series | Robin Chaurasiya

The FemJustice Legal Centre seeks to increase the use of feminist lawyering techniques in the legal sector, with a particular focus on increasing feminist leadership among legal practitioners, law students and other individuals working with survivors of gender based violence. We believe that the legal field has massive potential to advance the feminist and gender-rights movement. In order for this to be successful, legal approaches with a gender-sensitive lens need to be employed.

Bystander Intervention and Accidents: What Does the Law Say?

In Descent of Man, Charles Darwin states that humans ‘are led by the hope of receiving good in return to perform acts of sympathetic kindness to others; and sympathy is much strengthened by habit.’ The bystander effect, however, shows evidence of the absolute opposite. When an accident occurs on roads or otherwise, people are known to record videos rather than ensure that the victim of an accident is safely taken away by an ambulance and help is accounted for. This is sadly, the reality in most cases.

Bystander Intervention and Social Media: A Listicle

Movies, television shows, and even advertisements have, over the years, begun to play an ever-larger role in the way that public opinion and behaviour is shaped.  This is show by the way that attribution is often given to entertainment in times of major news, both positive and tragic. In small and big ways, the bystander effect and bystander intervention – or lack thereof – has often played an important role in the type of...

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