On 15th July, 2023, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Youth Group led by the National Youth Coordinator for Growth, Lewis Ampem-Darko, put together a workshop on activism at the African Union Gardens on campus. It was a truly refining moment as the students were well inspired and motivated to take action in the defense of human rights.
Youth Activists of Amnesty Ghana KNUST University
During the workshop, the students embarked on a powerful journey of learning and understanding which proved to be very impactful. The need for advocacy and the importance of fighting for human rights everywhere resonated deeply with each and every one of the attendants as they left the meeting not just inspired but poised to take action and do more for human rights and humanity as a whole.
Graced by the presence of experienced and well-seasoned facilitators such as the Ashanti Regional Coordinator, Mr. Amaniampong Baryeh; the group leader for group 542, Mrs. Victoria Asumin; and the National Standing Committee member on Growth, Mr. Ewura Baba, made the workshop even more successful as these individuals shared invaluable insights with all who were present.
AI Ghana National Standing committee member Ewura Baba Alhassan engaging students on human rights activism
Altogether, the experience reaffirmed the belief in the power of unity and collective action in everyone present. The belief that, change begins with us, in our hearts and minds was one thing that was etched in the minds of every as the workshop ended. Students and group members alike were inspired to continue to fight for human rights, standing strong and raising their voices against injustice. Together, a great step was taken towards creating a world where dignity and equality prevails.