Forced marriage and child marriage remain huge issues around the world. For most people, their wedding is a momentous, happy occasion. Sadly, this is not the case for everyone. More … Continued
Today is World Humanitarian Day – an annual reminder of the need to act to alleviate poverty and suffering around the world. More than 130 million people around the world … Continued
This week, ahead of World Humanitarian Day on August 19th, we are shining a light on humanitarianism – work which saves lives, alleviates suffering and promotes human dignity. This post … Continued
Today is International Youth Day, a day designated by the United Nations to promote awareness of cultural and legal issues surrounding young people. The theme for International Youth Day 2016 … Continued
Freedom of speech has been called the “lifeblood of democracy”. It means we can hold and express opinions and ideas, and criticise people in positions of power. But the right to free … Continued
Ireland is breaching human rights, with its strict stance on abortion, according to a panel of experts from the UN.
Today the House of Lords European Union Justice Committee published a report on the Government’s proposal to repeal the Human Rights Act and replace it with a new Bill of Rights. The Committee said … Continued