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International Human Rights Day Op-Ed

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights Deputy Chief of Mission Patricia Mahoney December 10, 2014 Today we celebrate International Human Rights Day, marking the end of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence that began on November 25 with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  While …

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Human rights defenders get 1.8m Euro boost

By Geoffrey Mutegeki Araali Journalists and other human rights defenders are to get better legal, medical and family assistance under a 1.8 million Euros project launched byPan-African Human Rights Defenders Network (PAHRD-Net). The chairperson of PAHRD-Net, Hassan Shire Sheikh, said the3-year project aims at meeting the protection needs of human …

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Human rights day

By Joan Akello This year’s theme is inclusion and the right to participate in public life for all people including women, youth, minorities to make their voices heard in public life and be included in political decision-making. Human rights, are aimed at ensuring that every individual is entitled to a …

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