Milhares de crianças e adultos com deficiência no Brasil estão confinados em instituições de acolhimento, sem necessidade, e podem enfrentar negligência e abuso, afirmou a Human Rights Watch em um relatório divulgado hoje. O Brasil deveria priorizar formas de apoio a pessoas com deficiência que lhes permitam viver de forma independente e em suas comunidades, em vez de segregados em instituições.
When the Saudi government agreed to let women drive, major car companies publicly and rightly hailed that development. It was a step towards equality for women in the Kingdom and created a lucrative new market for the industry. Now, the courageous women that fought for their right to drive are being arrested, jailed, and harassed. It is a cruel irony that the women who fought for equality are in jail while the companies stand to make millions from the market those women have helped create. They should tell the government to stop going after these activists.
India’s landmark Supreme Court decision that criminalizing consensual same-sex conduct is unconstitutional is a major victory for human rights and the LGBT people’s rights to privacy and non-discrimination in the world’s second most populous country.