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Re-branding hate?: ultra-conservative organising under a "family-friendly" banner

Diverse groups are joining international “pro-family” alliances. Their common cause? To block and roll back feminist and sexual rights gains.

Source: Open Democracy 50.50

HRC34: A rights-based approach to birth registration

This resolution underlines the importance of a human rights-based approach to birth registration, given that birth registration and the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law are closely linked to the realization of all other human rights.

HRC34: A rights-based approach to birth registration

This resolution underlines the importance of a human rights-based approach to birth registration, given that birth registration and the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law are closely linked to the realization of all other human rights.

HRC34: A child rights based approach in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This resolution was tabled by Uruguay on behalf of the GRULAC (Latin American and Caribbean Group) and the European Union.

HRC34: A child rights based approach in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This resolution was tabled by Uruguay on behalf of the GRULAC (Latin American and Caribbean Group) and the European Union.

Documentary: Radical Brownies

Documentary from the Guardian: Berets, badges, Black Lives Matter and social justice: the youth group for activist girls of colour.

Amendment in Turkish penal code runs the risk of seeking consent from childen

Article 103 of the Turkish penal code, recently amended and passed through Parliament, runs the risk of seeking consent from childen between 12 and 15 years of age.

Source: The TPC 103 women’s platform

Gender & Development: Working on Gender Equality in Fragile Contexts

This new issue looks at fragility from a gender perspective. Contributions from researchers, practitioners, policymakers and feminist activists all point to the pressing need to address gender inequality in policy and practice in fragile contexts, in order to build truly stable and peaceful environments.

Upholding the rights of the child in family environments

Since the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014, a group of States has intro- duced the concept of the “Protection of the family” at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) through two resolutions (resolution 26/11 of 16 July 2014 and resolution 29/22 of 22 July 2015).

Source: Child Right Connect

Muhammadu Buhari-President of Nigeria: Please Ban Child & Forced Marriage in Nigeria

Please sign a petition asking Muhammadu Buhari-President of Nigeria to ban child and forced marriage. 

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