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WHO report highlights one in three women face physical or sexual violence globally

WHO report highlights one in three women face physical or sexual violence globally

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) new report (based on data from 2000 to 2018) has highlighted that one in three women has faced physical or sexual violence by a life partner or non-partner a number…

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Spain: Thousands of women took to streets on 8 March demanding equal rights

Spain: Thousands of women took to streets on 8 March demanding equal rights

On (8 March, 2021) International Women’s Day, thousands of women took to the streets of Spain holding signs, “Regard my existence or expect my resistance, they protested across Spain against inequality, gender violence, in support…

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N Ireland abortion law changes must be referred to Human Rights Commission: Alliance Party

N Ireland abortion law changes must be referred to Human Rights Commission: Alliance Party

Alliance Party has argued that proposed changes in abortion law of Northern Ireland that will potentially ban abortions in cases of non-fatal abnormalities/ disabilities must be presented before the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. The…

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UN slams Iran for continuously targeting minority groups

UN slams Iran for continuously targeting minority groups

On Friday, The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet blames Iran for continuing human rights violations against minorities in areas, the comments come after days of violence in the Baluchestan and Sistan region. …

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Human rights law can help in equal vaccine allocation: Report

Human rights law can help in equal vaccine allocation: Report

Study has shown that a human rights law can help in fair and equal allocation of COVID-19 vaccines Countries across the world are ensuring all possible efforts to vaccinate the maximum population against the COVID-19…

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Saudi HRC starts programs to promote human rights in Kingdom

Saudi HRC starts programs to promote human rights in Kingdom

Saudi HRC has partnered with Alwaleed Philanthropies to launch human rights programs in Kingdom The Saudi Human Rights Commission (HRC) Sunday launched a series of training programmes with the aim of protecting and promoting human…

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Murder of human rights defenders in 2020 underlines meek support & protection for them

Murder of human rights defenders in 2020 underlines meek support & protection for them

An advocacy group, Front Line Defenders (FLD), has found in its recent analysis that year 2020 saw the murder of at least 331 human rights defenders across 25 countries. These defenders were carrying out social…

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The lawsuit filed in the US against Hershey, Mars, Nestlé for child labor in West Africa

The lawsuit filed in the US against Hershey, Mars, Nestlé for child labor in West Africa

Human Rights group lawyers have filed a legal case against big chocolate companies like Mars, Nestlé, and Hershey charging complicity in child forced labor and trafficking, on Friday.  The case has been registered in Washington…

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Kalayaan charity highlights UK’s migrant domestic worker’s need for rights

Kalayaan charity highlights UK’s migrant domestic worker’s need for rights

According to Thompson Reuters Foundation News, a volunteer for ‘Kalayaan’ which is UK’s charity organization working to improve workers’ rights for migrant domestic laborers expressed that they were informed about a vaccine rollout. The organization wrote…

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Letter to President: Senators urge Biden over Turkey’s human rights crisis in the bipartisan letter

Letter to President: Senators urge Biden over Turkey’s human rights crisis in the bipartisan letter

On Tuesday a bipartisan majority of 54 United States Senators out of 100 signed a letter to Joe Biden, the 46th President of USA, over the ongoing human rights crisis in Turkey.  The bipartisan majority…

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