The Turning Point for Disability Rights in Armed Conflicts

In our latest episode of “On Human Rights,” we sat down with Janet Lord to discuss the protection of persons with disabilities, the nexus between humanitarian law and human rights in the context of disability and the impact of Article 11. Janet Lord is currently a Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School Project on Disability.…

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Being Black in Europe: Getting the Facts Straight

“It is a reality both shameful and infuriating.” This is how Michael O’Flaherty, Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), initiates the agency’s report “Being Black in the EU.” On April 3, Rossalina Latcheva from FRA will present the report at the Wednesday Nights Rights event in Lund, Sweden, organized by the…

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…