In lead-up to June High Level Meeting, progress report presents overview of efforts needed to help countries achieve universal access to HIV services and zero new HIV infections, discrimination and AIDS-related deaths Nairobi — Thirty years into the AIDS epidemic, investments in the AIDS response are yielding results, according to a new report released today… Read More »
Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims Forty-two thousand six hundred and thirty-three — this is the number of cases, of people who have disappeared and remain unaccounted for over the… Read More »
New York – Thirty-one years ago on this date, Monsignor Óscar Arnulfo Romero, an active promoter and defender of human rights in El Salvador, was murdered while conducting a service at church. The intent was clear: to silence an ardent opponent of repression.
New York – Every year, the world commemorates the anniversary of the 1960 Sharpville massacre, which saw dozens of peaceful demonstrators shot by police in apartheid South Africa merely for protesting racially discriminatory laws.
Pretoria – The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women UN Women in collaboration with International Labor Organization celebrated the 100th anniversary of the International Women’s Day (IWD) in a glitz and glamorous award night to honor South African companies for their commitment to end sexual harassment in the world of… Read More »