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Celebs Call For More Women On UK’s Male-Dominated UN Climate Summit Team

Celebs Call For More Women On UK’s Male-Dominated UN Climate Summit Team

Actor Emma Watson and singer Ellie Goulding joined about 450 female politicians, academics and activists on Thursday to demand equal representation for women on Britain’s male dominated team hosting next year’s U.N. climate summit. In a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, they warned that the lack of women in COP26 leadership positions would […]

International Day Of Persons With Disabilities : Toward a Disability-Inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable Post COVID-19 World

International Day Of Persons With Disabilities :  Toward a Disability-Inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable Post COVID-19 World

Disability inclusion is an essential condition to upholding human rights, sustainable development, and peace and security. It is also central to the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to leave no one behind. The commitment to realizing the rights of persons with: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World disabilities is […]

Swaziland Takes In 30 Percent Female Parliament Members

Swaziland Takes In 30 Percent Female Parliament Members

A Bill has been tabled in the Swaziland parliament to ensure 30 percent of members of the House of Assembly are women. It has taken 12 years to get this far. Swaziland is ruled by King Mswati III, sub-Saharan Africa’s last absolute monarch. The King chooses 10 of the 65 members of the House of […]

Namibian Chief Rallies For Gender Equality

Namibian Chief Rallies For Gender Equality

 Chief Sakarias Seibeb of the Dauredaman Traditional Authority at Nueanab says he supports equality and the empowerment of women and wants them to be given an opportunity to ascend to the throne of his tribe in future. The new chief, whose traditional seat is at //Nueanab some 25 kilometres from Uis, revealed he has mooted […]

Promoting Tolerance, Inclusion, Unity And Respect For Diversity In The context Of Combating Racial Discrimination

Promoting Tolerance, Inclusion, Unity And Respect For Diversity In The context Of Combating Racial Discrimination

Every person is entitled to human rights without discrimination. The rights to equality and non-discrimination are cornerstones of human rights law. Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. And based on Article 2, everyone is entitled to all the rights and […]

World Social Justice Day

World Social Justice Day

Today, February 20th, is World Social Justice Day. The term Social Justice has received enormous attention globally due to its critical impact on the socio-economic status of any given society. To some, it is considered a fundamental issue in the human race, while others regard it as a prerequisite to peace and development in a […]