China, Shanghai, Gender Rights

Workshop Puts Gender Rights on the Curriculum

Nineteen teachers from various universities across China met recently in Shanghai for a workshop on how to teach about gender and human rights in their courses back home. Whereas the first workshop in Beijing focused on the theoretical aspects of gender analysis, this seminar involved more practical discussions about case studies and teaching methodologies. Zhang…

The Main Challenge is to Make Zimbabweans Aware of Their Rights

The second phase of the Professional Training Programme on the Equal Status and Human Rights of Women took place in Lund and Stockholm recently. The 21 participants represented Zimbabwe’s government agencies, independent commissions, traditional leaderships, academia and civil society organisations. During the two weeks the participants were presented to the work of institutions acting in different and…

southeast asia south east asia human rights environment

When Judges, Companies and Human Rights Actors Learn Together

A six-month regional course on human rights and environment recently began in South Asia. The 2018 course – Blended Learning Course on Human Rights, Gender Equality and Environment/Climate Change in the Framework of the SDGs in South Asia – brings  together 25 representatives of NHRIs, courts and corporations from Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan,…

Gender Teaching for Teachers in China

A capacity building workshop on gender and human rights teaching for university teachers was recently held in Beijing. A clear majority, namely 100 % of the 22 participants, agreed that the workshop has broadened their understanding on gender and human rights. More than 90% agreed that the workshop had relevance in relation to their current…