Nicole Fraccaroli From end 2015 I am the coordinator and responsible for the youth-group of UNICEF Committee in Verona (Italy) and from that moment on I started to support and uphold the values, goals and results for which UNICEF stands for. UNICEF was created soon after the end of World War II with the title … Continue reading UNICEF: A Multi-Disciplinary Field Organization
Violet Andrew Saliu Nowadays, freedom of expression is acknowledged in international and regional instruments of human rights law. Even though, the concept is not recent. Yet, freedom of expression is under attack in Nigeria media. The issues of human rights are more extensively widespread than customarily understood, as its ramifications cover political, social, cultural and … Continue reading Violation of Freedom of Expression and Press in Nigeria
Nuray Gündoğdu The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) is a non-governmental human rights organization which was founded by 20 human rights organisations in 1922. It is the second oldest international human rights organisation after Anti-Slavery International in the world. The organization is federating 184 organisations in 112 countries now. The Federation defends the philosophy … Continue reading The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
Adelayo Banjo Feminism in many African societies is often misconstrued as being anti-men whereas its only objective is the equality of sexes. A feminist as defined by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche is ‘a man or a woman who says yes there is a problem with gender as it is today, and we must fix it and … Continue reading FEMINISM IN AFRICA
Nicole Fraccaroli Human rights defenders face threats, intimidation and imprisonment. Amnesty International highlights and recognizes the relevance of those actors, and informs us that governments around the world, prevent them from speaking out or imprison them because of their peaceful activism. From Amnesty International is also emphasized that worldwide, at least 156 human rights defenders … Continue reading Human Rights Defenders: a Resource, Not a Menace
Mario Alfaro Karen's sentence is one of the key precedents in the recognition of people belonging to LGBTI communities. Karen's story begins when in 1993 she married Jaime. Product of that marriage were born 3 daughters. In March of 2002, Karen and Jaime decided to separate, by common agreement they decided that Karen would keep … Continue reading Karen Atala’s case
Hello dear students of the University of Tartu! Once the team of Human Rights Blog is composed of Master students of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Tartu, we had the enthusiastic idea to organize a questionnaire which is meant to determine the extent of the knowledge and interest of the other … Continue reading Let’s do a questionnaire about Human Rights!
Violet Andrew Saliu My name is Violet Andrew Saliu, I am Nigerian. I hold a B.A in international relations from Cyprus International University, Cyprus, an M.A in Diplomacy and International Relations from Vytatus Magnus University Lithuania, and currently I am pursuing an M.A in international law and human rights at University of Tartu, Estonia. Nigeria … Continue reading Studying International Law and Human Rights to Fight against Human Rights Abuse in Nigeria
Nicole Fraccaroli Saturday and Sunday 30 and 31 of March have been the days dedicated to the Orchidea flower of Unicef: this is an event of sensibilization and fundraising that saw many Unicef volunteers involved in more than 2.300 Italian squares. As responsible and coordinator of the youth group of Unicef Committee in Verona (Italy), … Continue reading The flower symbol of UNICEF
IHOR PRUS Do you still consider Homo sapiens the Lord of the world, the most perfect form of human being, the only one «thinking creature»? Are you convinced that only a Homo sapiens is endowed with reasoning power, ability to think, study, develop? And what if it is not so? After all, if this “thinking … Continue reading WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ACQUIRE HUMAN RIGHTS?