Greece: A Year of Suffering for Asylum Seekers

Greece: A Year of Suffering for Asylum Seekers

(Athens) – The EU-Turkey deal has trapped thousands of people in abysmal conditions on the Greek islands for the past year, while denying most access to asylum procedures and refugee protection, Human Rights Watch said today. This assessment of conditions is released ahead of the first anniversary of the agreement, signed...

Human Rights Violation is a Matter of Concern

Human Rights Violation is a Matter of Concern

A number of standard individual rights are significant to ethnic and religious minorities, including rights to freedom of association, freedom of assembly, freedom of religion, and freedom from discrimination. Human rights documents also include rights that refer to minorities explicitly and give them special protections. For example, the Civil and...

Racism and Humanity!

Racism and Humanity!

Racism is not a new term. Recent influx of refugees and resultant clash of their ideas, religion, race, color and other qualities with that of Europeans was expected. In the same way, when we go to a new area or among people different from us, there can be some...

Diverse Events Advocate for Eliminating Violence against Women

Diverse Events Advocate for Eliminating Violence against Women

KABUL - The elimination of violence against women was the focus of diverse discussions in western Herat and eastern Laghman provinces, broadcast on radio and television as part of a UNAMA-supported ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence’ campaign. The campaign was launched in Afghanistan and globally with the International...

Women Will Start Earning as much Money as Men Do in 2133

Women Will Start Earning as much Money as Men Do in 2133

Working women of the world, don’t expect to earn as much as men in your lifetime. Snail-like progress in closing the gender pay gap means it will probably take another 118 years before women enjoy the same income as men for similar work, the World Economic Forum said in...