October 16th, 2015

World Food Day 2015

World Food Day was established in 1979 to honour the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) branch of the UN, created in 1945....

October 2nd, 2015

International Day of the Girl Child and the vision for 2030: How HART works to empower and protect adolescent girls in its partner countries

  HART and its partners firmly believe in enabling the power of the adolescent girl. Read on to find out more about the International Day of the Girl Child and how HART is contributing to achieving the vision of the sustainable development goals for 2030....

September 23rd, 2015

‘Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls’. Maximising the impact of Goal 5 from the Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) are a new and universal set of goals, targets and indicators that the UN member states will be expected to use to frame their agendas and political policies over the next 15 years....

September 21st, 2015

Steps to Peace: Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Struggle for Official Recognition Continues

Wednesday 16th September: Nagorno-Karabakh’s 6th municipal elections have sparked a flurry of military and political action....

September 20th, 2015

‘I Was A Child Soldier’ Spoken Word Performance by Rachel Shannon | HART Prize for Human Rights

I Was A Child Soldier You may have heard that pity weeps and turns away, compassion sees and stretches out a hand.
Today –
let me take you by the hand to show you, though I’m banned in every land – the brand on my shoulder and the 2000 dollars required for the 24 months of rehab tucked into my folder should be enough to tell you:
I was a child soldier....

September 10th, 2015

Opinion: The Role of ‘Clicktivism’ in the Dwindling #BringBackOurGirls Campaign

24-hour news services, along with Facebook and Twitter, mean people can instantly know about international disasters, political unrest or massacres....

September 9th, 2015

How does the centuries-old Devadasi System show the dominance of patriarchy in Indian society? | HART Prize for Human Rights

This essay, by Maria Christodoulou was a shortlisted entry to the HART Prize for Human Rights. The full entry with references and footnotes can be downloaded below....

September 8th, 2015

Opinion: South Sudan’s Peace Agreement

Olivia Rosenstrom looks at the new South Sudan peace deal signed on the 26th of August…  Success at last? South Sudan’s peace talks commenced in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in August of 2014....

August 12th, 2015

Restoring the Concept of Equal Value of Human Life

Vardan Tadevosyan served as a tank commander in the soviet army 1985-7. Then his career took a turn; he became a blessing to his country in a more peaceful and constructive capacity....
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