February 16th, 2018

Will Boko Haram finally be brought to justice?

It is hard to forget the global social media campaign #BringBackOurGirls that erupted in 2014 following the abduction of 276 school girls by militant Islamist group Boko Haram....

February 4th, 2018

Prayers for Candlemas

40 days after Christmas, Candlemas is the celebration of the Presentation of the Lord and one the most ancient feasts in the church. ...

January 4th, 2018

The UK and Sudan: Trade Relations and Human Rights

  Now that 2017 has drawn to a close, the New Year holds prospects of much needed Human Rights, Political and Economic reform for the people of Sudan....

December 21st, 2017

Christmas: a time of Good News, Joy, Faith and Hope

The birth of baby Jesus symbolizes several themes, but, Good News, Joy, Faith and Hope are the main subjects of reflection and are also relevant tools adaptable to today’s climate....

December 19th, 2017

Female Genital Mutilation on the Rise

A woman shows the razor blade that she uses to cut girls’ genitals in Mombasa, Kenya, June 25, 2015. Ivan Lieman—Barcroft Media
Female genital mutilation (FGM, also referred to as cutting) is a human rights violation of the most devastating kind....

December 14th, 2017

Shan women become victims of trafficking in Thailand

The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people has recently been exposed by the media, finally mounting pressure on the international community to confront the unacceptable violent campaign by Burma’s security forces....

December 12th, 2017

What next for South Sudan?

The conflict in South Sudan continues to devastate the local population. As we come to the end of 2017, an estimated 1.87 million people have been internally displaced and a further 2.01 million refugees having fled to neighbouring countries....

December 8th, 2017

Human Rights Day Quiz

On 10th December, the world celebrates Human Rights Day. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, signed on 10th December 1948, was the first international agreement on the basic principles of human rights and is part of the constitutional laws of democratic nations today....

November 17th, 2017

Make Toilets Safe Again!

 
PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDREA BRUCE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
  This week is World Toilet Day, which acknowledges the importance of provision and access to sanitation....

October 31st, 2017

Why the Difference? : The Increasing Gap between Men & Women living with HIV

Residents of Mbale district gather to receive family planning counseling and treatments. Photograph: Juozas Cernius for the Guardian
Uganda’s HIV epidemic emerged in the 1980s amongst issues surrounding the Lord’s Resistance Army and violence....
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