Jul 6, 2019
Not looking away in this moment means letting some of the traumas around us take their place in your psyche. It's part of standing with people who are targets of oppression. Human rights workers around the world have dealt with the toll on staff members for decades. Yvette Thijm, Executive Director of Witness.org talks with me from RightsCon about how changing the narrative we use to define our work can make all the difference in the resilience of activists working in hostile and traumatizing environments.