A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region.
Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
Canada’s Supreme Court on June 28, 2017 upheld a lower court’s injunction to require Google to delist web pages from a company that had been copying and selling a product belonging to Equustek Solutions Inc.. Google had already delisted all the company’s…
(Geneva) - Governments, trade unions, and employers' organizations should combat child labor by adopting a new international treaty on the rights of domestic workers, Human Rights Watch said today in advance of the World Day Against Child Labor, June 12.…
(New York) - The killing of Ebru Soykan, a prominent transgender human rights activist, on March 10, 2009, shows a continuing climate of violence based on gender identity that authorities should urgently take steps to combat, Human Rights Watch said today…
Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
Organisation of the Islamic Conference
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dear Dr. Ihsanoglu,
Human Rights Watch is a nongovernmental organization that since 1978 has reported on violations of international human…
Swept Under the Rug
Domestic Workers Around the World
worst government practices
To Labor Ministries
To Heads of State and Government, and…
(New York) - Children around the world face systematic barriers to schooling that are undermining global progress towards universal primary education, Human Rights Watch said today in a report released ahead of the U.N. World Summit.
Human Rights Watch…
(New York, December 1, 2003) — Violence and discrimination against women and girls is fueling Africa’s AIDS crisis, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today on World AIDS Day. African governments must make gender equality a central part of…
A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED
HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA
OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS..
Abuse of Girls
Women and Girls in…
U.S. President George W. Bush will be traveling to Africa from July 7-12, visiting Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda, and Nigeria. This packet from Human Rights Watch includes material for each stop along the way.
A brief overview of the Bush…