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OHCHR: New #FightRacism campaign - Learn, Speak up, Act!

To mark Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18), the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet, launches the biennial campaign against racism "Learn, Speak up, Act" and ...

Last update 17 Aug 2022
A Rohingya boy watches soldiers patrol his camp in Sittwe, May 13, 2013.
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Human Rights Watch in Myanmar: The Rohingya’s Decade of Detention

The Myanmar authorities have detained over 135,000 Rohingya and Kaman Muslims arbitrarily and indefinitely in Rakhine State for a decade, Human Rights Watch said in a web feature released on 15 of ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
An elderly woman sits alone on a bench near a pond in Thailand
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New UN guide aims to tackle growing problem of elder abuse

Every year, 1 in 6 people aged 60 years and older experience some form of abuse – a trend that is expected to continue with rapid population ageing in many countries, the World Health ...

Last update 25 Jun 2022
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ECRI Annual Report 2021: Adverse impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable groups, racism in policing, intimidation of LGBTI people

Council of Europe’s Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) has issued its Annual Report in which it defines the main trends in 2021 and presents multiple activities led by ECRI ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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UN Women and CARE International: Rapid Gender Analysis of Ukraine

The newly published Rapid Gender Analysis of Ukraine, carried out by UN Women and CARE International, focuses on the gender dynamics during the humanitarian crisis caused by the war in Ukraine. In ...

Last update 31 May 2022
Ensure equal treatment for Roma fleeing Ukraine
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Ensure equal treatment for Roma fleeing Ukraine

In relation to the International Roma Day (8th of April), many officials point out the situation of the Roma minority in the context of current Russia’s aggression on Ukraine and call for ...

Last update 15 Apr 2022
A young migrant from Darfur waits to reach England from Calais, France.
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OHCHR: UK border reform bill increases the risk of serious human rights violations

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, urged the United Kingdom to reconsider proposed changes to its border policy and to ensure that the proposed Nationality and Borders ...

Last update 25 Mar 2022
Cover photo: A protester released from prison after three weeks of detention is reunited with her mother in Yangon, Myanmar, March 24, 2021. The three-finger salute, adapted from “The Hunger Games,” is a widely used sign of civil disobedience.
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World report 2022: Annual Review of global Human Rights

The Human Rights Watch has issued its 32nd annual review of global human rights trends - World Report 2022, which covered human rights developments and concerns in over 100 countries. In his ...

Last update 2 Mar 2022
hate crime FRA
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FRA: Report hate crime, support victims

FRA’s latest report ‘Encouraging hate crime reporting: the role of law enforcement and other authorities’ highlights the gaps in hate crime reporting across the EU. FRA calls on EU ...

Last update 15 Jul 2021
Picture of the annual report 2020: Human rights at the heart of COVID-19
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Annual Report 2020 - Human rights at the heart of COVID-19 response and recovery

Discrimination and inequalities increased enormously in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, when presenting the Annual Report of the ...

Last update 17 Jun 2021
Fundamental Rights Report 2021 - The coronavirus pandemic and fundamental rights: A year in review
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FRA Report 2021: The coronavirus pandemic and fundamental rights: A year in review

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights released the 2021 annual Report analysing the struggles to protect Human Rights in the EU in the past year. The spotlight is given to the chapter on ...

Last update 16 Jun 2021
Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives. Image
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): published the report on "Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives"

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has presented a report-opinion titled “Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives”. It ...

Last update 14 May 2021
10 years of the Istanbul Convention
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Council of Europe: 10 years of the Istanbul Convention

On 11 May 2011, the Council of Europe celebrates the 10th anniversary of The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, also known as the Istanbul ...

Last update 10 May 2021
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United Nations: Ageism is a global challenge

In a new report, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and the United Nations Office for Human Rights ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
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International community is calling Turkey to reverse its withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.

On Saturday, 20 March 2021, Turkey announced its withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), ...

Last update 29 Mar 2021