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....
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