Removing a pre-existing right like cancelling the school nutrition programme is a retrogressive measure, and should only be done under very specific circumstances.
Afghan women activists, leaders and former politicians who are now in exile are telling of the continued struggle for women’s rights in Afghanistan and women’s diverse strategies of resistance.
Over the last century, progress for trans people has been met with political and cultural backlash at every step.
It’s more than moral posturing. Resolutions like this have a history of laying the foundation for effective treaties and national laws.
While Chinese American voters are not a homogeneous group, many people who have ancestral ties to the region are unlikely to question their support for Nancy Pelosi just because of her Taiwan trip.
A UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.
This week’s executions have reminded the world about what’s happening under the generals. It’s time for Australian policy to change
Australia’s offshore detention policies have helped to produce indifference to the suffering of refugees. Pushing refugees out of sight, and out of mind, has now placed them beyond moral concern.
Survivors of conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine deserve some measure of justice through co-ordinated, carefully planned action.
There is no such thing as ‘private’ religion. Beliefs have public implications. Yet, they cannot go unchecked when they cause harm.
Ethiopia’s largest region is pushing for self-determination – it hasn’t gone down well with Abiy Ahmed’s vision of a centralised state.
Joe Biden is set to make his first visit as president to the Middle East, during which he will meet the Saudi crown prince the US accuses of ordering the murder of a journalist.
The decision further delays migration to digital broadcasting and places strain on the urgently needed bandwidth for mobile data.
A Google engineer’s claims that a chatbot can feel things has prompted people to consider what consciousness means. It also begs the questions of the rights of sentient software and machines.
Hong Kong has seen a rapid erosion of its freedoms and human rights recently.
Making a safe and healthy work environment a human right is only the first step in ensuring governments protect workers
Boycott actions often do more harm to individual athletes than to the condemned regime.
The deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil is at its peak, with 2022 breaking all records. Deforestation threatens human rights.
The Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Act comes into force soon but it doesn’t recognise the basic right to health, meaning the government is less accountable for delivering on its obligations.
Lawmakers around the world are making decisions about whether facial recognition technology is acceptable.