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NAC Working Group on Universal Health Coverage Final Recommendations

09th May, 2013 The National Advisory Council had constituted a Working Group of its Members on “Universal Health Coverage”. The Working Group looked into the issue to propose measures to ensure quality health coverages to all the citizens which are… Continue Reading →

PAKISTAN: The International Day for Street Children 12th April

  April 11, 2013, http://www.humanrights.asia/ Amir Murtaza The International Day for Street Children is celebrated every year on 12th April. The Street Children Day was launched in 2011 by the Consortium for Street Children (CSC) to create a broader awareness about… Continue Reading →

#India Shameless abstention from the historic Arms Trade Treaty

In the 15th year of its nuclear tests, India has abstained from the just concluded UN Arms Trade Treaty, having become the largest importer of arms in the world last month. What happened to the stability and security that the… Continue Reading →

Denial of abortion is “torture,” says United Nations report #Vaw #reproductiverights

Special Rapporteur on torture Juan E. Méndez. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré by Susan Michelle Tyrell March 25, 2013, A report recently presented to the United Nations (PDF link) says that a denial of abortion can be considered torture, in line with actual methods of… Continue Reading →

An Irresistible Force for Women’s Rights- IWHC

We did it! After two weeks of fierce negotiations at the United Nations’ annual Commission on the Status of Women, on March 15 more than 130 governments committed to ending violence against women and girls, and reached strong agreements to promote gender… Continue Reading →

#India -The feeding frenzy of kleptocracy #mustread

P. SAINATH, The Hindu  F orbes has just added an “errata” to Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s budget speech. The Minister had found a mere 42,800 people in the country with a taxable income in excess of Rs.1 crore a year. Or… Continue Reading →

UN: a resounding call for Human Rights based governance post-2015

  Just Governance: A critical cornerstone for an equitable and human rights-centered sustainable development agenda post-2015,  Global Thematic Consultation on Governance and the Post-2015 Development Framework, Feb 2013   [excerpts from the executive summary]   Just governance is defined by six key,… Continue Reading →

International Womens Day- Statement on alarming trends in Negotiations of UN Document

  STATEMENT OF FEMINIST AND WOMEN’S ORGANISATIONS ON THE VERY ALARMING TRENDS IN THE NEGOTIATIONS OF OUTCOME DOCUMENT OF THE 57TH SESSION OF THE UN COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN       We, the undersigned organisations and individuals… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE-Women from India Demand for End to Gender Violence as the 57th Session Starts of UN Commission on Status of Women #womensday

  For immediate release     7 March 2013, 1 pm to 3 pm at Geneva Conference Room, Bahai United Nations Office,866 UN Plaza,Suite 120,New York NY 10017 & 12 March 2013, 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm at Conference Room,… Continue Reading →

#India -Republic Day tableau calls disabled ‘powerless’ #WTFnews #disability

By Jayashree Nandi, TNN | Jan 23, 2013, A tableau at the Republic Day rehearsal on Tuesday NEW DELHI: It’s supposed to empower the disabled, but if the newly formed department of disability affairs has its way, it would call itself the ‘department… Continue Reading →

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