With a dramatic drop in bookings, volunteer tourism projects in developing countries have been hit hard, affecting local economies which depend heavily on volunteer spending and help.
We all have the right to refuse medical treatment, but the government could penalise those who refuse a COVID-19 vaccine.
A commission set up by the US Secretary of State says religious freedom and property rights should be elevated above other rights. It has prompted concern from faith-based and secular critics alike.
Suffering a pandemic and the aftermath of a war that killed 50 million, the world in 1920 faced a turning point as it negotiated a new political order. As today, the key issue was racial inequality.
Research shows that governments, more often than not, shut down the internet to hide gross violations of human rights.
Indonesia has frequently obstructed global human rights enforcement by rejecting proposals to strengthen the UNHRC and blocking the council's requests to assess the human rights situation in Papua.
As more choices become theoretically available to prospective parents, it's important to understand their rights.
As Melburnians are encouraged to wear masks in public, shops and cafes around Australia can already make mask-wearing a condition of entry.
There is an increase in physical and psychological barriers to accessibility for service dog users in the COVID-19 era. However, solutions exist.
Should the US be able to pre-order vaccines for its citizens when other populations around the globe are at greater risk?
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.
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.
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.
Far from doing their job to promote EU values, research shows EU officials are complacent in their dealings with China.
Queensland's new human rights act has opened the door for a flood of climate change litigation.
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.
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.