2016 News Archive

Stand Up for Rights: A message from Jo Baker as International Service publishes Annual Report on UN Human Rights Day

Our CEO marks UN Human Rights Day urging rights-based action, locally and globally.

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York human rights network launches groundbreaking report

International Service CEO Jo Baker will speak at the launch of a report assessing York’s performance delivering key human rights for its citizens.  

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Celebrating International Day of People with Disabilities

Art inspired by our work promoting disability rights in Burkina Faso goes on display in York to mark IDPwD 2016.

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Can you be the voice of young people on our board?

We are excited to offer a unique opportunity to join International Service Board of Trustees, to one of our UK ICS alumni.

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York's Gift to Ghanaian Community Organisations

Ghanaian community organisations fighting for the rights of women, young people and people with disabilities have received a boost from York Vikings Rotary Club. Read more.

Clifton Moor Gym and York charity Raising for Rights to Celebrate Paralympics

Members of a York gym will be pumping iron and crunching abs to mark the start of the Paralympics and support disadvantaged people with disabilities across the globe. Read more.

The Goal of True Education: Jacob's Story

Inspired by his International Service ICS experience with RAINS, 18 year old Jacob Achumboro Ayang from Ghana has set course for a life-changing career. Read more.

Celebrating International Women's Week in Savelugu

What does equality of opportunity look like for men and women? To celebrate International Women's Week, our volunteers held an event in the community of Savelugu in Northern Ghana. Read more.

International Women's Day 2016

International Women's Day is on Tuesday March 8th, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women around the world. We've been sharing stories of our work, aiming to empower women and girls to access their rights. Read more.

Inspiring Women in Ghana: Building up to International Women's Day 2016

The WOSAG ICS team in launch us into the lead up to International Women's Day with daily posts along the theme of inspirational women. Read more.

International Service Newsletter Feburary 2016

Find out about our new projects in Ghana, and building up to International Women's Day 2016 Read more.

Alumni Newsletter Feburary 2016

With opportunities to get involved, a new team on the Alumni Board, and a revitalised Ghana Alumni, it's an exciting time to be International Service Alumni. Read more.

Making music to change lives in Ghana

An International Service volunteer’s musical talent is helping women access education services in west Africa. Read more.

A New Beginning for International Service Ghana Alumni

It's an exciting time to be a Ghanaian Alumni - our revitalised Alumni Service aims to provide Ghanaian Volunteers with the motivation to continue their interest in International Service and its work. Read more.

Annual Report 2014-2015

We know that positive and lasting change happens when people are able to secure their rights. So we've chosen Human Rights Day 2015 to launch our Annual Report 2014/15. Here you can find out about our rights-based approach, and how it empowers some of the most marginalised people in the world. Read more.

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