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[Events and Updates]

The protests in Iran, Khuzestan over water shortages

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on the Iranian authorities to concentrate on taking urgent action to address the chronic water shortage in the province ...

Last update 23 Aug 2021
online event: no justice no peace
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ISHR online event: "No Justice, No Peace"

The International Service for Human Rights organized an online event on 7 July 2021 at 4:00 pm CEST titled "No justice, No Peace", on the UN's role in enhancing accountability for police violence ...

Last update 7 Jul 2021
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2021 Global Peace Index: the world's peacefulness deteriorated significantly

In June 2021, Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) published its 15th edition of the annual Global Peace Index (GPI). According to GPI 2021, the average level of the world's peacefulness ...

Last update 27 Jun 2021
The Anti-violence Centre in Padova opens the Sportello Marielle for young women who are suffering violence or harassment
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The Anti-violence Centre in Padova opens the Sportello Marielle for young women who are suffering violence or harassment

The Desk (Sportello) is dedicated to Marielle Franco, who was an activist for feminism and a symbol of the different identities that women can express. The anti-violence center welcomes all women ...

Last update 17 Jun 2021
Quarto Indice regionale sul maltrattamento all’infanzia immagine
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Regional Index of child maltreatment in Italy 2021

Cesvi Foundation has presented its 4th Regional Index on Child Maltreatment in Italy with a specific focus on COVID-19 and mental health. The report evaluates the vulnerability of children to ...

Last update 20 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
GREVIO Annual Report 2020
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GREVIO: report on trends in combating violence against women

GREVIO, the Council of Europe’s independent expert group responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women ...

Last update 23 Apr 2021
[Events and Updates]

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
Poster of CSW65
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ILO: Gender pay gap “Thank you” doesn’t pay the bills

ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder has made a speech at an event of Equal Pay International Coalition, which took place during the 65th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In his ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
Hands of an elderly woman

Sexual violence against elderly women: an unrecognised issue

Elisa Bernelli holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed in ...

Last update 25 Jan 2021
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“Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!” - 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

The UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign marked the 16 Days of Activism - 25 November to 10 December 2020 under the global theme “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, ...

Last update 28 Dec 2020
Right to a Better World, report 2020
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"Right to a Better World" - a documentary video series by the United Nations

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner, in cooperation with the Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH), the World Health Organization (WHO) and HRP (the UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World ...

Last update 27 Nov 2020
Elena Pagliarini, Cremona nurse, portrayed exhausted and asleep in a photo that has become an icon

Italian bodies

Authority for Communications Guarantees(AGCOM) Report on online disinformation: Special issue on coronavirus coronavirus N.2 (italian), 28 April 2020.  Report on online disinformation: ...

Last update 30 Nov 2020
One of the hand washing facilities installed by UN-Habitat in Mathare slum in Nairobi, Kenya April 14, 2020

African organisations and bodies

Declaration on food security and nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic, 16 April 2020. African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) Press Release of the Special Rapporteur on ...

Last update 30 Nov 2020
10 EU initiatives to combat COVID-19 and ensure recovery

European organisations and bodies

Council of Europe (CoE) (DH-BIO) Strategic Action Plan on Human Rights and Technologies in Biomedicine (2020-2025), 26 June 2020.  The Anti-discrimination, diversity and inclusion ...

Last update 30 Nov 2020