Ever thought of passionately kissing a stranger? Artist Tatia Pilieva asked 20 strangers to kiss for the first time.
- Tuesday, 11 March 2014 13:42
- Saturday, 08 March 2014 00:00
Women’s economic empowerment is a mirage if we don’t also take into account the unpaid work they are doing in the home.
In most countries, women – especially those living in poverty - work longer hours than men when unpaid work is taken into account, yet they receive lower earnings and less recognition.
- Monday, 20 January 2014 10:50
An online petition is urging European authorities to end Ecocide which is defined as the "extensive damage to, destruction of or loss of ecosystems of a given territory."
- Tuesday, 14 January 2014 13:13
The ratification of a new legal instrument creating a key UN Committee to hear children’s individual complaints is a major boost to children’s rights.
On 14th January 2014 Costa Rica became the 10th country to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure. This will enable it to become effective in three months.
- Friday, 03 January 2014 11:48
Human rights organisations are appealing to the Dutch authorities to stop deportation of Moses S., a gay asylum seeker from Uganda.
The Italian based EveryOne Group and the Ugandan based St. Pauls Voice Centre (SPAVOC) have appealed to King Willem-Alexander, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the ministers in charge and the States-General of the Netherlands to save Moses from deportation that would put his life in danger.