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    International Labor Organization’s convention on child labor receives universal approval

    International Labor Organization’s convention on child labor receives universal approval

    On Tuesday, The International Labor Organization (ILO) expressed that this is the first time in history; all the 187 member states have endorsed a global convention. However, the execution of the agreement on the most…

    Human rights
    United Kingdom Makes Bold Move To Defend Human Rights Through Individual Sanctions

    United Kingdom Makes Bold Move To Defend Human Rights Through Individual Sanctions

    It is now the United Kingdom that is going all out to sanction those who have violated human rights for personal gains. This includes individuals and organizations who have committed crime against humanity, especially those…

    Migrant workers
    Mining Industry In Venezuela Is Death Bed For Children

    Mining Industry In Venezuela Is Death Bed For Children

    The mining industry might be booming in Venezuela but it is all at the expense of children that are being forced into child labour, confirms a report filed by the United Nations. Serious reports of…

    Human rights
    Ukrainians appeal President Zelensky to help curb Violence Against Women in the nation

    Ukrainians appeal President Zelensky to help curb Violence Against Women in the nation

    Ukraine has approved the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and has marked but not yet confirmed the Council of Europe’s Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against…

    Labour rights
    UN raises awareness about worsening plight of domestic workers amid coronavirus

    UN raises awareness about worsening plight of domestic workers amid coronavirus

    Domestic workers have been hit the hardest amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Even before the global outbreak of coronavirus, these workers had been surviving without adequate labor laws and fair wages but the pandemic onslaught…

    Embassies
    UN agencies call for Pacific states to cater to migrant workers’ basic needs

    UN agencies call for Pacific states to cater to migrant workers’ basic needs

    The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) urged the Pacific States to cater to the basic needs of migrant workers, including basic healthcare and minimum income support to help…

    Human rights
    UN Secretary-General condemns assaults against peacekeepers in the Central African Republic

    UN Secretary-General condemns assaults against peacekeepers in the Central African Republic

    The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has firmly denounced the assault on peacekeepers by the Return, Reclamation, and Rehabilitation (3R) rebel group, which killed one Rwandan peacekeeper and two others injured, the UN News reported. The @UN_CAR strongly…

    Human rights
    OCHCR chief says “protests in the US is exposing ‘endemic inequalities’ which has long been ignored”

    OCHCR chief says “protests in the US is exposing ‘endemic inequalities’ which has long been ignored”

    U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet denounced the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Powderhorn Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. She expressed on Tuesday that the continuing protests…

    Human rights
    New Arms Embargo Resolution Is Hope For A Peaceful South Sudan

    New Arms Embargo Resolution Is Hope For A Peaceful South Sudan

    South Sudan has been the rock bed of civil unrest and thus, violation of human rights has been a part and parcel of the fabric lives. In a recent resolution passed by the U.N. Security…

    Human rights
    UN warns about Human Rights violations during the COVID fight

    UN warns about Human Rights violations during the COVID fight

    COVID-19 crisis has caused a humongous disruption across the globe. As subject matter experts, policymakers debate and discuss current steps taken by the government and future road to recovery; it must be interjected here that…