Is the U.S. trying to jump the queue to get vaccines first?
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Should the US be able to pre-order vaccines for its citizens when other populations around the globe are at greater risk?
Protesters in Hong Kong during demonstrations against China’s draft bill to impose national security laws on the semi-autonomous territory.
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The cherished legal rights that Beijing seeks to suppress in Hong Kong were established, in part, by Vietnamese asylum-seekers who fought for their freedom in court in the 1980s.
Children need to know how to get help when they feel at risk.
A group gathers to protest against social isolation rules of the COVID-19 pandemic in Edmonton, Alta., on April 29, 2020.
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As Canadian provinces begin to ease COVID-19 restrictions, is it an exercise of one’s constitutional rights to protest or disobey those that continue to exist?
COVID-19 harms older people most. Now more than ever they need an advocate to protect their rights and their health.
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In spite of increased economic, political and social interactions, Nigeria-China relations are dented by old and new racism.
Her sensitive new album is rooted at home in South Africa while at the same time journeying to Mali, where it was recorded and co-produced with Salif Keita.
EU-China dialogues: not as tense as you might think.
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Far from doing their job to promote EU values, research shows EU officials are complacent in their dealings with China.
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Queensland's new human rights act has opened the door for a flood of climate change litigation.
A young child stands outside the entrance to a playground in Montréal on May 3, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world.
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The coronavirus feeds off of social and environmental injustice, exacerbating the wounds, scars and illnesses that existed prior to the pandemic. That's why returning to 'normal' is not an option.
By using technology to curb the spread of COVID-19, governments undertake the risky venture of undermining human rights.
As governments consider the use of surveillance technologies to trace and contain the spread of COVID-19, it is important to consider human rights in the implementation.
Pupils take exams in a Kenyan school.
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Study presents a model that can be scaled to improve learning outcomes and transition rates for young people living in urban informal settlements.
While Pacific communities need robust public health reporting, local media face harassment and arrest while covering the crisis.
How can we balance human rights implications of a return to classroom learning, when rights may come into tension with each other?
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South Africa is taking seriously concerns about the risks that monitoring can pose for human rights. But there are still loopholes.
French police on lockdown patrol in Paris.
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As governments impose measures in the name of protecting their populations, these are at risk of becoming the norm.
One of the first babies born on 1 January 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Unfortunately, disrespectful and neglectful treatment of women during childbirth, including verbal, physical and emotional abuse is not uncommon.
A legal expert assesses whether failing to provide adequate PPE is a breach of human rights during this pandemic.
Natosha, a houseless resident in Los Angeles’ Skid Row points to a DIY handwashing station.
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A community effort is creating do-it-yourself hand-washing stations for the homeless population in Los Angeles.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, online platforms might seem to be safer places to work and socialise, but online abuse is expected to rise – and women are at a higher risk.