Human Rights in Morocco: Achievements and Challenges Ahead This report of Human Rights Without Frontiers Int’lfirst describes the mandate, the structures and the activities of the CNDH. This driving force, with 13 regional committees, has had and is having a real positive impact on freedom of association and assembly, domestic violence, woman’s rights, and children’s rights, […]CONTINUE READING →
Excerpt: In hopes to discover and highlight the powerful potential that religion and religious leaders have to help guarantee women’s rights around the world, this report examines current tensions that exist between women’s rights and some interpretations of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish doctrines. This report addresses early, forced and child marriages, female genital mutilation, violence […]CONTINUE READING →
HRANA (15.08.2018) – https://bit.ly/2OGL7jJ– Majid Reza Souzanchi, 34, Christian convert detained in Evin Prison, has received a summons order to appear before Branch 54 of the Tehran Appeals court on December 11, 2018. He was tried on April 25, 2018, along with Fatemeh Mohammadi for “Membership in Evangelical Groups and Evangelical Activities”, presided by […]CONTINUE READING →
Inside of Iran (01.08.2018) – https://bit.ly/2vKf4bK– Sentences for 39 Gonabadi dervishes have been issued by the Revolutionary Court. They have been sentenced to 208 years behind bars, 1554 lashes, 8years deprivation of social activities and 10 years of exile. The sentences are as below: Vahid Khamoushi: 12 years behind bars and 2years of […]CONTINUE READING →
Rural communities in Guinea are creating new rituals that bring together the whole community with the aim of abolishing female genital mutilation (FGM) – for good. Plan International (23.07.2018) – https://bit.ly/2KIgmZs– At the end of the afternoon in this rural community in Guinea, Madeleine Bongui Camara’s megaphone is heating up. And not just because of […]CONTINUE READING →
Analysts say movement’s rise is changing the region in ways that would have been impossible just years ago The Irish Times (12.08.2018) – https://bit.ly/2MOgAQQ– They narrowly lost the vote. But as supporters of a Bill to legalise abortion in Argentina began to shake off a stinging defeat in the Senate last Thursday, they took consolation […]CONTINUE READING →
Iraq’s new parliament should prioritize passage of domestic violence law By Belkis Wille HRW (08.08.2018) – https://bit.ly/2B0o5Td– The horrific case of an Iraqi woman apparently murdered at home should prompt Iraq’s new parliament, once formed, to finally pass a draft domestic violence law which has been pending since 2015. According to Iraqi media and […]CONTINUE READING →
To commemorate World Refugee Day on 20 June 2018, Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) and Soutien Belge (SB) OverSeas aim to hold a conference in the European Parliament with the support of the Intergroup on Children’s Rights and the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI).
The conference “The EU’s role in focus protecting refugee children: Prevention of child marriage and safeguarding child welfare” will on the specific challenges of addressing child marriage, a phenomenon that affects a significant number of refugee children, as well as highlighting other issues related to the overall safety and well-being of refugee children.