These interactive case studies, put together by Bertha Foundation for members of our network to use as a resource, explore how video can be used as a tool to fight for justice.



Reproductive Rights in Brazil

Using Video for Policy Change
A case study looking at the use of video by ANIS/Instituto de Bioética to influence a legal decision on abortion in cases of anencephalic pregnancies in Brazil.

Indigenous Land Rights
in Kenya

Evidentiary Video Submission to African Commission
A case study looking at the use of video by the Centre for Minority Rights Development as evidence before a human rights body on land rights and the indigenous Endorois of Kenya.

Corporate Responsibility
in the Food Industry

Pressuring Companies Through Online Video
A case study looking at the use of video by Oxfam to pressure the world's ten largest food and beverage companies into changing their social and environmental policies and practices.

Accessibility in Romania

Using Video to Change Public Policy and Practice
A case study looking at the use of video by Asociatia Ceva de Spus to campaign for better wheelchair accessibility on public transport in Romania.

Corporate Accountability and
Arctic Drilling

Parodying Advertisements to Disrupt Business Ties
A case study looking at the use of video by Greenpeace to galvanise public support against Shell’s drilling activities in the Arctic, and to pressure Lego into breaking business ties with Shell.

Environmental and
Community Rights in India

Video as a Grassroots Mobilization Tool
A case study looking at the use of video to mobilize affected communities on issues of environmental rights in Goa, India.

Land Rights in Mexico

Indigenous Communities Using Video to Halt Mining Project
A case study on the use of video to influence a legal decision around land rights and mining.

Solidarity in Colombia

Reframing the Attacks on Human Rights Defenders
A case study looking at the use of video to shift the narrative around human rights defenders in Colombia.

Quipu Project in Peru

Using Technology and Film to Mobilize Communities Affected by Forced Sterilizations
A case study on the Quipu project which raises awareness about the forced sterilisation of indigenous Peruvian women in the 1990s.

Tackling the
Accountability Gap
in India

Transnationally Challenging Pesticide Companies
A case study looking at the use of video to inform individuals about human rights abuses connected to pesticide use, and how to document those abuses for legal cases.


Derecho a la tierra en México

Las comunidades indígenas de México utilizan el video para suspender a un proyecto minero
Un estudio de caso sobre la utilización de video para influir en la decisión legal en torno a derechos a la tierra y minería.

Solidaridad en Colombia

Cambiando la narrativa sobre los/as defensores/as de derechos humanos
Un estudio de caso que observa el uso de video para cambiar la narrativa en torno a los defensores de los derechos humanos en Colombia.

Proyecto Quipu en Perú

Uso de tecnología y vídeo para movilizar comunidades afectadas por esterilizaciones forzadas
Un estudio de caso sobre el Proyecto Quipu que promueve la conciencia acerca de la esterilización forzada de mujeres indígenas del Perú en los 1990.

Enfrentando la falta de responsabilidad empresarial en la India

Desafíos mundiales a las transnacionales de pesticidas
Un estudio de caso en el uso de video para informar a los individuos acerca de abusos a los derechos humanos relacionados con el uso de pesticidas, y cómo documentar esos abusos para procesos legales.

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