Human Rights

New Zealand PM vows to tighten gun laws after Christchurch massacre

Over 49 people were dead and more injured in the mass shootings at the Christ Church mosques in New Zealand, killing people aged from 3 – 77 years. This led the country ...

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Children with disabilities more exposed to abuse and violence

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet spoke at a Human Rights Council event highlighting how disabled youngsters are exposed to violence, abuse an...

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WEF data shows it will take 202 years to close the divide in the workplace

The world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, UN Global Compact’s Executive Director Lise Kingo spoke to the UN News. She elucidated the point that...

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Aid workers harassed, threatened and arrested in Iraq

A Human Rights Watch report revealed that aid workers in Iraq are being harassed and detained by members of the local authority in Nineveh province. It is also said that local...

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Sudanese refugee advocate wins international human rights award

Abdul Aziz Muhamat, a Sudanese refugee was honoured with the 2019 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders in Geneva on 13th of February. Being an advocate, Mu...

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Educate Children about their Human Rights

Ethical education for a child is necessary at school level. Despite the education about human rights carried out in schools worldwide, human rights violations continue to be a...

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Holocaust Remembrance: Demand and Defend your Human Rights

On the 31st of January, at the UN headquarters in New York, UN’s head of Global Communications Alison Smale told – “The Holocaust illustrates how easily &lsq...

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Prominent Human Rights Lawyer Wang Quanzhang sentenced in China

A court in Tianjin, a city in northern China has sentenced prominent human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang to 4 1/2 years in prison for subversion of state power. The 42-year-old...

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A Doctor-Whistleblower from Nauru wins the 2019 Blueprint for Free Speech Prize

Dr. Nick Martin won the global 2019 Blueprint International Whistleblowing Prize in London on 16th of this month (Wednesday) for speaking out about the off-shore immigrant iss...

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People who risk their lives to build our Homes

The construction sector, today, is one of the biggest job providers. India has seen a construction boom in recent years as incomes rise and cities expand. According to a resea...

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Climate change could make insurance unaffordable for ordinary people

Insurance workers started to warn that climate change could make insurance unaffordable ...

March 25 2019

Indian gay film Evening Shadows’ journey unstoppable

Evening Shadows, the multiple award-winning Indian feature film about a son coming out t...

March 22 2019

Water for all – Leaving no one behind!

The World Water Day is celebrated every year on 22nd March focusing on the importance of...

March 22 2019