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Message from the President
Human Rights Day
As you know, December 10th, Human Rights Day, marks the end of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. That the 16 Days campaign ends on Human Rights Day is, of course, no coincidence. It is a reminder that violence against women, in all its forms, is a serious and continuing violation of women’s human rights.
We know this from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we know it from the(...)
Programmes and Advocacy
DECEMBER 10 2014
Human Rights Day
December 10th is Human Rights Day.
Human Rights Day was introduced by the UN General Assembly in(...)
DECEMBER 02 2014
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 2nd is International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.
It marks the adoption by the UN(...)
DECEMBER 01 2014
World AIDS Day
December 1st is World AIDS Day.
In the words of the UN, World AIDS Day" has become one of the(...)
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