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United Nations: Published new guide “Protecting Minority Rights: A Practical Guide to Developing Comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Legislation”

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights and the Equal Rights Trust have joined forces to launch “Protecting Minority Rights: A Practical Guide to Developing ...

Last update 30 Dec 2022
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FRA: Test algorithms for bias to avoid discrimination

Artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms affect people everywhere: from deciding what content people see on their social media feeds to determining who will receive State benefits. AI ...

Last update 30 Dec 2022
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FRA: Report "Roma in 10 European Countries - Main results"

This report presents findings from the 2021 European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) survey on Roma across Europe. Six years on since the last survey from FRA, Roma families still live in ...

Last update 11 Dec 2022
Drawing of an elderly intersex person with peace symbol hands shouting "happy intersex day!"
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Campaign: Yellow.Purple.Silver. What about intersex seniors?

The human rights of elderly people are under pressure in a social context where the demographic is changing towards an ageing population, which translate into a specific form of discrimination ...

Last update 11 Dec 2022
Social media campaign #orangetheworld  against gender-based violence
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United Nations: The International Day for the Elimination of Violence

25 November marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The date 25 November, chosen to remember the Mirabal sisters, three political activists from the Dominican ...

Last update 27 Nov 2022
Black woman smiling
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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