The flagship report Progress of the World’s Women is being launched by UN Women today. “Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights” fuses human rights and economic policymaking, provides insight and analysis on what makes economies work for women, and how to make them a reality, for the benefit of all.
The latest human rights report should be a wake-up call, says Peter Hosking, HRF Chairperson. “It highlights how much we are falling behind in our human rights performance in comparison with the international community, but I suspect we will just slumber on”, he says. “We are very smug about human rights in this country and this
Join us in celebrating the launch of Kris Gledhill’s new book: HUMAN RIGHTS ACTS: THE MECHANISMS COMPARED Date: Tuesday 31 March Time: 5.30-7pm Venue: Law Student Centre, Level 2, Building 810, 1-10 Short Street Wine and canapés will be served to celebrate. RSVP: Khylee Quince – firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 30th March The aim of this book is
A Facebook page has been launched as an independent advocacy voice for global and regional asylum and refugee issues that affect New Zealand. The site is a new voice to advocate for raising NZ’s refugee quota and refugee funding, and also advocates for our leaders not to join in Australia’s onshore or offshore detention.
The CAT committee reviews NZ government’s performance in May in Geneva. Read the HRF report here: CAT Parallel Report 14 final
Join the campaign to support women’s human rights defenders https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZBJXzkCw2Y&list=UU3L8u5qG07djPUwWo6VQVLA
Eleanor Roosevelt holding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. While Eleanor Roosevelt is rightly lauded for her leadership, New Zealand played a key role
A joint statement by over 20 organisations has been delivered to all political parties highlighting concerns with the Government’s proposed Foreign Fighters Bill. A broad coalition of New Zealand’s leading academics and human rights, legal and migrant organisations today called on the Government to delay the passage of its proposed anti-terror laws to allow more