All humans have the same basic needs and deserve the same rights and opportunities.
Deep down, we are all the same, independently of race, religion, origin, or status. Melton Fellows believe in the principles of universal human rights and value every person equally for who they are, not for which group they belong to.
Our Fellows are passionate about promoting equality and challenging discrimination against disadvantaged groups. We rally for the rights of women and girls, fight against racism and homophobia, and raise awareness of biases against groups of people based on religion, nationality, culture, or on sexual orientation and sexual identity. We point out discrimination where we see it, and demand equality – for these and other minorities – through social media and civic courage.
But we go one step further: we support equity, which means giving people what they need to live fulfilling, healthy lives. We provide disadvantaged groups around the world the role models, skills, and tools to succeed in their societies.
Discover how our fellows are contributing to make our societies more equal:
October 13, 2017
Project Narratives is based on the simple belief that most people would not normally desire to…
October 9, 2017
written by Sanchita Vishwa The 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers’ Meeting (9CYMM), took place in Kampala,…
August 2, 2017
The second pre-GCC activity of this season kicked off with an online session led by Katie…
June 23, 2017
[caption id="attachment_5889" align="alignleft" width="150"] Milicent Adjei[/caption] The first pre-GCC activity of this season included an…
June 14, 2017
(Read Part 1 here) "We concluded that, if we, personally, can’t reach the Pakistanis in…
October 28, 2016
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