“Girls are not property. They have the right to determine their destiny.“ Today, the world’s first Girl Summit is taking place in the UK. http://bit.ly/1qMLkDK
“The world has made extraordinary progress in helping children survive their first, most vulnerable years.” http://childlivesmap.com/
“The number of serious humanitarian crises resulting from armed conflicts has reached alarming levels.“ The German aid agency Welthungerhilfe has published its annual report.
With the Olympic Games taking place in Sochi, Russia, new videos and reports of repressions and violence against LGBTs surface.
The Guardian is mapping women’s rights in an interactive graphic, country by country.
With the protests and riots in the Ukraine continuing, more police repressions and kidnappings are reported.
Reports of another alleged gang-rape in India raise questions on what the government is doing to protect women and their rights. Read more about recent developments in the World Report of Human Rights Watch:
Today is the 3rd anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution! To learn more about what happened in Egypt in the past 3 years and find out about the state of human rights in the country, read the following report!
Today is the 3rd anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution! Read Amnesty’s article on current affairs and progress in Egypt.
World Press Freedom Index 2013 published by Reporters Without Borders