July 29th, 2016
- Read Charlie Hart’s account of the Modern Slavery Garden that won Gold at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show here.
- Volunteer and fundraise for HART this summer! See here for ways you can get involved.
- A summit this week brought together seventeen leaders of different rebel groups in the war ravaged town of Kachin, close to the border of China.
April 1st, 2016
- The shortlist for the HART Prize for Human Rights has been chosen! Thank you to all entrants who participated – we have thoroughly enjoyed the broad spectrum and extremely high quality of your work ranging from art and essays to documentaries and musical compositions.
February 12th, 2016
- Guest blogger, Talia Augustine, discusses palliative care in Uganda and how one organisation is working to change attitudes towards terminal illness.
- The deadline for the HART Prize for Human Rights is nearly upon us! If you’re aged 13-25 and passionate about human rights then you may be interested in a chance to win a number of prizes, including a trip to Nagorno-Karabakh.
February 5th, 2016
- Baroness Cox spoke in the House of Lords on Wednesday supporting amendments to the Immigration Bill, calling for victims of genocide to be granted asylum in the UK.
- In a busy week, Baroness Cox also asked a supplementary question on International Again against female genital mutilation on Thursday.
December 18th, 2015
- Yesterday, during oral questions in the House of Lords, HART CEO Baroness Cox raised the ongoing situation in Nigeria. Directly afterwards, Lord Chidgey asked a question about human rights in Sudan, to which Baroness Cox gave an insightful contribution.
November 24th, 2015interview, Timor-Leste’s Prime Minister Rui Maria De Araujo characterised the relationship between Timor-Leste and Indonesia as ‘mature’, having steadily improved over the thirteen years since Timor-Leste’s independence. This blog will explore the history between the two nations up to present-day circumstances....
November 13th, 2015
- HART intern, Rowena Teall, published two blogs this week. The first, ‘Religious minorities in India: fears over growing intolerance’, discusses claims of growing intolerance towards religious minorities in India. The second, ‘Local actors: the future of humanitarian action’, looks at the merits of local partnerships and locally-led development initiatives.
October 16th, 2015World Food Day was established in 1979 to honour the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) branch of the UN, created in 1945. A theme is selected each year to highlight an area for action. 1986 focused on Fisherman and Fishing Communities; 1991 celebrated Trees for life; 1998 concentrated on how Women feed the world whilst 2002 revolved around water as a source of food security....
September 4th, 2015
News From HART:
- We are now on Instagram: https://instagram.com/hart.uk/
- Our Annual Report has been published: http://www.hart-uk.org/news/hart-2014-annual-report-and-annual-financial-accounts/
- Burma raises minimum wage to £1.82.
October 29th, 201420 to 56%. We can all agree that the figure – wherever it lies in that range – is not good enough and demonstrates unresolved problems with peacekeeping efforts across the world....
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