Women and Health

In a continuation of the SI series of blogs on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action we discuss the gains and losses seen in women’s health. “The right to the highest attainable standard of health is broadly recognised as a fundamental human right. The Beijing Declaration and Platform for

Report of Universal Periodic Review Nov 2020

A blog by Stacy Ciulik, SI UN Representative, Geneva The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system. Its mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world and to address human rights violations as well as make recommendations on them.

Soroptimists Oranging the World

Soroptimists support of Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect! Blog by Liliana Mosca, SI UN Representative, Rome. "Soroptimist International d’Italia supported the UN call to 'Orange the world Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!' during 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, 25 November to 10 December 2020. All the Italian clubs

Women and the Media

As part of a series of blogs on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, SI Advocacy Coordinator, Hannah Agius, discusses the subject of women and the media. “Twenty-five years ago, when the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was written, the term ‘’media’’ meant something different to what it

COVID-19 & Human Rights

Could the global lockdown be an ongoing loss of personal freedom? - this and other thoughts - a matter of reflection in the face of Human Rights Day. by Christine Peer-Valenta, SI representative UN Vienna, part of our series of blogs on the Beijing Platform for Action. Photo: Christine Peer

What is Global Citizenship Education?

Blog by Evelyne Para, SI UN Representative at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). "As the international community experiences an unprecedented health crisis, and contemporary challenges threatening the rule of law are a source of growing concern for many societies around the world, we realise now that


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