July 26th, 2017

The Urgent Need to Break Nigeria’s Menstruation Taboo

Nerfiti’s story (age 37) “I grew up in Nigeria until I was 17.  What I do remember is getting embarrassed when my mum told everyone that I got my period. We were in the Yoruba tribe. There are three major tribes in Nigeria: Yoruba, Ibo, and Hausa....

August 22nd, 2016

World Humanitarian Day: One Humanity in Burma I

Who’s beyond ‘One Humanity’? As we celebrate ‘One Humanity’ on World Humanitarian Day we want to introduce the work of our great partners to show their amazing work and how they live the spirit of ‘One Humanity’ day by day....

August 22nd, 2016

World Humanitarian Day: One Humanity in Burma II

Who’s beyond ‘One Humanity’? As we celebrate ‘One Humanity’ on World Humanitarian Day we want to introduce the work of our great partners to show their amazing work and how they live the spirit of ‘One Humanity’ day by day....

May 19th, 2016

Burma’s newly elected NLD party has been given 100 days to enact serious change: to what extent is this possible?

In the first openly contested elections since 1990 (which the military junta refused to acknowledge), Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has won by a landslide. This result was labelled as ‘a victory for this country, by newly elected president Htin Kyaw....

March 12th, 2016

Healthcare as a human right: maternal death in rural India.

 As part of our Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day Campaign blog series, Satya Tan writes on healthcare as a human right for mothers in rural India....

March 8th, 2016

5 exciting social innovations for the future of women’s health in developing countries

 As part of our Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day Campaign blog series, Satya Tan writes on social innovations from around the world which are improving women’s health in developing countries....

March 4th, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day 2016!

This week, to celebrate Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day, we will be raising awareness about maternal health and gender equality in the countries where HART works. Access to maternal healthcare is a vital human right for women globally – no woman should have to risk their life to have a child....

February 5th, 2016

Baroness Cox asks Supplementary Question on International Action against Female Genital Mulitation

  Female Genital Mutilation: International Action 4th February 2016 | 11.13 am Asked by Lord Chidgey To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of current campaigns and programmes sponsored and executed by western governments and international non-governmental organisations aimed at eliminating female genital mutilation and cutting practices in African countries....

January 11th, 2016

Human Trafficking in India | Guest Blog for Human Trafficking Awareness Day

‘According to data from the National Crime Records Bureau, trafficking of minor girls and women constituted about 76% of human trafficking cases in India over the past decade.’ Nearly 200,000 women and children are currently missing in India....

November 25th, 2015

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women | Shan Human Rights Foundation Update

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. To commemorate, we are sharing this update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation highlighting ongoing impunity of sexual violence in Burma  and photos from Shan Women’s Action Network below....
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