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China’s population crisis could give women greater reproductive rights, but hurdles remain

China’s population crisis could give women greater reproductive rights, but hurdles remain

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Grappling with a population crisis and plunging birth rate, China is embracing a pronatalist policy that could see it lift highly restrictive and...
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says trade won’t trump China rights concerns

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says trade won’t trump China rights concerns

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New Zealand will not shy away from criticising China’s human rights record to protect its lucrative trade relationship with Beijing, Prime Minister Jacinda...
European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights (30 fully-funded scholarships available)

European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights (30 fully-funded scholarships available)

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Deadline: 17 September 2021Open to: applicants coming from Western Balkans, EU and other target countriesBenefits: 30 scholarships available The Global Campus South East Europe – European Regional Master’s...
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Free Advanced Human Rights Course on Women’s Rights in Africa

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The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, will host a 5-day intensive hybrid short course on women’s rights in Africa from 18 to 22 October...
US civil rights activist Jesse Jackson treated for Covid-19 amid Delta surge in the country

US civil rights activist Jesse Jackson treated for Covid-19 amid Delta surge in the...

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Veteran American civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson was on Saturday hospitalised after testing positive for Covid-19, despite having been vaccinated, representatives said.Jackson,...
Global Campus of Human Rights – Free Course!

Free Global Campus of Human Rights Course: “Child Participation and the Right to a...

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Open to: Students; governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental staff; legal and media professionals; researchers; young climate activists; committed citizens The new Global Campus of Human Rights...
Waiving intellectual property rights abroad to fight COVID would harm domestic IP industries

Waiving intellectual property rights abroad to fight COVID would harm domestic IP industries

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Intellectual property rights provide the legal basis for our innovation and creative economy. Simply put, strong intellectual property rights are why the United States...
Hong Kong mass protest organiser Civil Human Rights Front facing police probe over its operations

Hong Kong mass protest organiser Civil Human Rights Front facing police probe over its...

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A civil-rights group best known for organising several massive protests during the 2019 social unrest in Hong Kong is facing a police investigation...
Iran slams EU sanctions; calls out human rights violations | European Union News

Iran slams EU sanctions; calls out human rights violations | European Union News

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Tehran, Iran – In a strongly worded letter to the Council of the European Union, Iran formally protested against the blacklisting of several individuals...
Apply to Scholarship with Global Campus of Human Rights

Apply to Scholarship with Global Campus of Human Rights

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Deadline: 06/20/2021 The 16th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy is a training initiative jointly developed by the Global Campus of...
Child, teen witnesses relive trauma of Floyd’s killing in court | Civil Rights News

Child, teen witnesses relive trauma of Floyd’s killing in court | Civil Rights News

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First week of trial over George Floyd’s death saw raw, riveting testimony from four teens and a nine-year-old girl.Minneapolis, US – They are not...
Turkish police detain pro-Kurdish HDP officials, rights activist | Kurds News

Turkish police detain pro-Kurdish HDP officials, rights activist | Kurds News

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Move comes days after a top public prosecutor demanded the dissolution of the HDP, the third-largest party in Turkey.Turkish police have detained several officials...
US Republicans hit Biden on immigration amid new border surge | Child Rights News

US Republicans hit Biden on immigration amid new border surge | Child Rights News

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US Republicans are seizing on a surge in the number of children trying to enter the United States through the southwest border with Mexico...
Lebanese sexologist lambasts ridicule by ‘childish’ TV hosts | Women's Rights News

Lebanese sexologist lambasts ridicule by ‘childish’ TV hosts | Women’s Rights News

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Sexologist Sandrine Atallah thought she had been asked on TV to debate sex education in Lebanon – instead, she was ridiculed by her male...
Myanmar’s military on ‘killing spree’ against protesters: Amnesty | Human Rights News

Myanmar’s military on ‘killing spree’ against protesters: Amnesty | Human Rights News

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The Myanmar military is using lethal tactics and an arsenal of battlefield weapons to carry out a “killing spree” against peaceful protesters who oppose...
Brave new world: Why we need a Senate Human Rights Commission 

Brave new world: Why we need a Senate Human Rights Commission 

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In 2014, Sens. Mark KirkMark Steven KirkBrave new world: Why we need a Senate Human Rights Commission  Senate majority battle snags Biden Cabinet hopefuls...
‘Kill them’: Duterte wants to ‘finish off’ communist rebels | Human Rights News

‘Kill them’: Duterte wants to ‘finish off’ communist rebels | Human Rights News

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military and police forces to “finish off” and “kill” all communist rebels in the country, prompting fears...
What does Chinese University’s move to cut ties with student union mean for civil rights movement in Hong Kong?

What does Chinese University’s move to cut ties with student union mean for civil...

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For decades, university students have been the backbone of Hong Kong’s civil rights movement.But some of their increasingly aggressive rhetoric, and involvement in...
Global Campus of Human Rights - Free Course!

Global Campus of Human Rights – Free Course!

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The Global Campus of Human Rights MOOC Business and Human Rights focuses on the link between companies, states and human rights with attention to...
Nominate a young leader from the disability rights community for Youth Excel's Global Advisory Council

Nominate a young leader from the disability rights community for Youth Excel’s Global Advisory...

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The Youth Excel program is seeking nominations for its Global Youth Advisory Council (GYAC), a 12-member youth governance body that will incorporate input from diverse youth leaders into...