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UN / VATICAN RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

The UN's Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has denounced the Vatican for adopting policies that allowed priests to sexually abuse thousands of children. The UN Watchdog also analysed the situation of children's rights in Russia, Germany and other countries.  CH UNTV

5 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / LGBTI HUMAN RIGHTS

Human rights activist Thandeka Mkhuma tells her story as a rape survivor and as a lesbian living in South Africa. UNTV

10 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / SPORT HOMOPHOBIA

Speaking about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia and the World Cup in Qatar, tennis legend Martina Navratilova tells UNifeed that the more you try to suppress a group of people, the more attention you will call to it and "eventually you will lose because you're on the wrong side of history." UNTV

10 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH AFRICA / LGBT RIGHTS

"Free and equal," a new OHCHR campaign to combat violence and discrimination against LGBT people, is launched in Capetown, South Africawith Navi Pillay and Desmond Tutu. OHCHR

26 Jul 2013 | Read More »

OSLO / LGBT RIGHTS

Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonoviæ tells the "International Conference on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity" in Oslo, Norway that the OHCHR report found that "far too few countries have adequate systems in place for recording incidents of homophobic violence let alone preventing it or responding." NORWEGIAN GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION SERVICES

15 Apr 2013 | Read More »

 

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