Human Rights

UNICEF: “Children living through conflict are hardly guaranteed their Rights.”

UNICEF said the future of millions of children living in Nigeria and other countries affected by armed conflict were at risk, as warring parties continued to commit grave viol...

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Women protest in an unconventional way by shaving their Heads

Four wives of most prominent rights lawyers and activists have shaved their heads in protest over the “persecution” of their husbands by the government. The w...

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Human Rights News Stories from 2018

From discrimination of LGBT to drugs – human rights issues and stories have never grown old. Every day, we hear issues related to human rights in some way or the other. ...

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Commemorating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris,...

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UN Security Council meets to discuss Impact of War on People with Disabilities

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities came into force in May 2008, and has so far been signed by 130 countries. It enshrines the human rights of persons...

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Bonita Mabo, Indigenous Rights Activist, dies at 75

Prominent Indigenous and South Sea Islander activist Bonita Mabo has died. She was an Australian educator and activist for Aboriginal Australians, Torres S...

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Will Life ever return to Normal for these Families displaced by War in Yemen?

Yemen is the world’s single largest humanitarian crisis. Hunger is constant. The besieged port city of Hodeida in Yemen has become a “ghost town”. ...

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India can lead the way in defanging the Defamation Laws

Women in India are fighting for their workplace equality and dignity. The recent issue of the hashtag #MeToo has ousted some powerful men in the Indian media and entertainment...

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‘Terrorism a grave threat to Humanity’, India at the UN General Assembly

Terrorism is the most serious violation of human rights said India at the UN, urging the global community to take a resolute action against the menace in all its forms and man...

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Agricultural Workers are the World’s Hungriest, says UN Expert

“Agricultural workers are among the worlds most hungry and are largely excluded from national legal protective frameworks”, the UN Special Rapporteur Hilal Elver o...

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There she goes… changing gears and riding bikes!

Riding motorcycles have always been the ‘men’ thing. Yet, in the last few ye...

March 19 2019

‘Think beyond, solve different’, ways to end the Climate woes

The world is burning and many people across the world are seeking bolder action on clima...

March 18 2019

Children with disabilities more exposed to abuse and violence

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet spoke at a Human Rights Co...

March 15 2019