The work that people who dare to document do brings a pyscho-social element that is not often discussed or understood. Feelings such as anger, frustration, depression… all as a result of what someone has heard, seen and experienced while engaged in documenting.
"As we are responding to people who are suffering, we not may not be aware of it, but we are suffering as well."Alice Nah, University of York
What are organizations and individuals doing to help address their own trauma? What are the practices, beliefs, and norms that have led to such a widespread crisis in the world of human rights documentation? Today on the podcast we hear from researchers and scholars in the field of psychology and human rights, Alice Nah and Adam Brown.
Also mentioned: Human Rights Resilience Project