Despite the progress accomplished by international bodies in defending and promoting women’s fundamental rights, many legal, political, social, administrative, economic and cultural policies are largely discriminatory and continue to affect women in their daily life. EuroMed Rights, which defends human rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region, is being particularly attentive to violence against women, one … Continued
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Brussels/Copenhagen/Paris/Tunis: This Friday 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, EuroMed Rights is launching a campaign to fight violence against women. In the 21st century, violence against women remains one of the most intolerable scourges of our humanity, and one of the most violent violations of human rights. It affects … Continued
Violence against Women: a Battle that should be Won A New Tool for NGOs to Fight Violence Against Women Violence is still a bitter reality for far too many women over the world, and in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Yet, tools exist to protect women and fight for their rights. On the second anniversary of the Istanbul Convention, EuroMed … Continued
On Thursday 16 June, EuroMed Rights organised a conference at the European Commission, with Commissioner for International Trade and Trade Agreements Cecilia Malmström, Director General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement negotiations Christian Danielsson, Tunisian Minister Kamel Jendoubi and MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri to discuss the concept of a “Tripartite dialogue” with Tunisia as a key tool for civil … Continued
LETTER TO TUNISIANS Tunisians, in shock and horror over the recent terrorist attacks, have demanded strong and determined measures to eliminate terrorism. They understandably identify terrorism as a threat to both the Tunisian people and the nation. However, some provisions of the newly-adopted counterterrorism law raise the risk of serious human rights violations. Human Rights … Continued
As Malta receives millions of Euros to fund maritime border control operations, members of the FRONTEXIT campaign denounce the security obsession blinding Europe and leading to increasing numbers of deaths.
The Free Syrian Voices coalition, today announced its “Hearts in Our Hands” Campaign to call for the release of peaceful Syrian activists held both by the Syrian government and armed groups.
Free-syrian-voices.org, launched by a group of international human rights groups hopes to shed light on the plight of Syrian civil society activists including human rights defenders, media and humanitarian workers.
A new website being launched by a group of international human rights groups hopes to shed light on the plight of Syrian civil society activists including human rights defenders, media and humanitarian workers.
As the 2014 European elections approach, individual candidates hoping to become Members of the European Parliament should pledge to enhance the role of the EP as a global actor on human rights and democracy.