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Free & Equal Campaign

OHCHR launched its first global public education campaign to raise awareness and respect for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. ‘

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Ramon Magsaysay Award Recipients

The Board of Trustees of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF) today announced that this year three individuals and two organizations from Afghanistan, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal and the Philippines will receive Asia’s premier prize, the Ramon Magsaysay Award.

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The Basic Set of Principles to Guarantee Women’s Rights in the Constitution

In the context of the 30th of June Revolution through which the Egyptian People gained their right to self-determination and to refine the path of the 25th of January Revolution, and based on the Constitutional Declaration issued by the interim president Adly Mansour, a legal committee has been formed to propose amendments to the inactivated 2012 constitution which expressed the point of view of one fraction of the society and was hostile toward women and women’s issues.

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Statement from Organizations and Associations in Solidarity with Female Egyptian Activists

We kindly ask Arab feminist and women's organizations, in particular ,and human rights organizations, in general, to sign on this declaration in solidarity with women protesters and activists in Egypt who are breaking the walls of silence and violence that engulf all our bodies and lives. 

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Bradley Manning Found Guilty of Espionage and Theft

Center for Constitutional Rights (CRR) statement in response to the verdict in the Bradley Manning trial.

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IACHR Condemns Recent Wave of Violence against LGTBI Persons in Haiti

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the recent wave of violence against lesbians, gays, trans, bisexual e intersex persons (LGTBI) in Haiti, allegedly linked to a march against homosexuality led by the Haitian Coalition of Religious and Moral Organizations (Coalition Haïtienne des organisations religieuses et morales) that took place on July 19, 2013 in Port-au-Prince.

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Donate now for Cameroon! Your solidarity is needed!

In response to the murder, LGBT-friendly organizations formed a coalition to seek to help from their international partners in providing safe working conditions in Cameroon. The coalition announced that they have suspended work aimed at combating HIV / AIDS until those projects can resume in safety.

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Women with Disabilities Lobby for Recognition of our Sexual and Reproductive Rights at International Conference on Human Rights

Report from Therese Sands, WWDA delegate to the ICPD Beyond 2014 International Conference on Human Rights.

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Toxic trade deal: Friends of the Earth decries industry efforts to weaken regulation of chemicals associated with breast cancer, autism, infertility

[24 July 2013], the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on the launch of negotiations for a U.S.-Europe trade deal, the so-called Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. 

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Champions4Choice

The EngenderHealth-led RESPOND Project is pleased to announce the launch of its new contraceptive choice and rights blog, Champions4Choice.

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