Ghana’s anti-gay bill will affect heterosexual’s too
A recently published report sheds light on how 350 big companies and 150 financial institutions are falling behind with goals to halt and reverse deforestation.
The death in February of the man who abolished the death penalty inspired a national homage in France. Yet, Robert Badinter remains little known outside of the country.
Alexei Navalny, a persistent thorn in the side of Russian President Vladimir Putin, died on Feb. 16, 2024, in prison, authorities said.
Sex workers have a deep understanding of their needs but development partnerships tend to prioritise scientific knowledge.
Seventy five years after the creation of the UDHR, the world is facing major human rights challenges again.
Economic proscriptions by the US and EU are hampered by lack of support among Myanmar’s major trading partners in the region.
Canada is an outlier in its failure to hold buyers and retailers accountable for labour abuse in seafood supply chains.
The West no longer has credibility when it criticizes Russia, China or any other state for human rights abuses or breaches of international law due to its feeble response to Israel’s assault on Gaza.
People with disability gain many benefits from being physically active, from greater movement to improved mental health. But options for community-based physical activity are limited.
Surrogacy can exploit women, but others may choose to be involved for altruistic reasons. A scholar points out that surrogacy’s ethical value is dependent upon the people and systems who use it.
Pilger inspired many with his willingness to critique the damaging effects on ordinary people’s lives of capitalism and Western countries’ foreign policies. But he also provoked global controversy.
More than three-quarters of the world’s nations engage in torture, which is notoriously difficult to study because it often occurs in secret.
Far-right American Christians once viewed Soviet culture as a menace to their values. Today, some authoritarian-leaning admirers wish their country were more like Putin’s Russia.
The former Peruvian strongman appeared frail as he left prison. But his influence on politics remains strong.
Global human rights is an area where Chinese officials are willing to engage with the international community and could provide a window of opportunity towards further progress in the future.
Decades ago, the international community codified science as a cultural right and protected expression of human creativity. Reaffirming science’s value can help it better serve humanity.
The government of Rwanda must commit to eliminating the forced return of refugees and asylum seekers.
Progressive welfare reform would tackle disablist policies, banning sanctions and raising benefits to reflect true costs of living.
Some 189,000 Afghans have applied for visas to Australia, but the government has only approved 31,500 refugee spots for the next four years. Women face the biggest hurdles to resettlement.