Justice for victims of war-time sexual violence

December 2012 – A United Nations senior official and an independent human rights expert today joined their voices in calling for States to ensure the right to truth and justice for victims of war-time sexual violence, as well as accountability for perpetrators. “Truth, justice and accountability are key in upholding the human rights of women and their right to a life free from violence, particularly in countries in post-conflict situations,” the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, … [Read more...]

Human Rights Day – Celebrated Dec. 10 th ~ Take Action!

  10 December Human Rights Day 2011   On 10 December we celebrate Human Rights Day to remember the creation, 63 years ago, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of Human Rights Day, 10 December 2011   The year 2011 is a turning point in the defence and promotion of human rights. In the Arab world, millions of people took to the street in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and elsewhere … [Read more...]

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