Everything tagged with human-rights-1
The old threat of privatization of water sources is new again
OneEurope guest contributor Natasha Xagorari explains why refugee women are particularly vulnerable to violence and abuse even as they make their journey into safer countries.
And to make things more interesting we have a comparison of how those things are punished in the US.
Can Europe tackle the immigration crisis unfolding on its doorstep without compromising its fundamental values?
The results from ILGA-Europe's Rainbow Europe May 2015 Report
The recent tragedy in the Mediterranean is a bitter reminder that Europe needs joint action and cooperation to tackle the complex issue of migration on its southern border.
Belarus shows the lowest levels of freedom in Europe
Why should a child from the West have more rights compared to a child from the East?
FIDESZ, the right-wing ruling party in Hungary, is planning to levy an unprecedented tax for internet data traffic.
European Union Home Affairs
Italy has one of the poorest records in Europe on LGBT rights, and legislators are faced with the challenge of making effective laws to protect its LGBT community against abuse and discrimination, while upholding civil liberties such as the freedom of speech and expression.
In some European countries homophobia is a real problem
Human trafficking is a complex crime that requires a coordinated response among EU member states and third countries.
Art and culture serve not only as an entertainment for the audience. Some artists use their talent to stimulate people and to protest against oppression and violation of human rights.
What rights does a European citizen have?
FIFDH: International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights
Although in the last decades we have seen an opening towards the gay community, it's still a long way to go for their rights recognition.
Why Germany’s recognition of intersex people is far from enough
The Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union is setting out to strengthen the EU’s relationship with its Eastern neighbours.
For the past three weeks, a very divisive topic has occupied French public opinion.
President Ilham Aliyev has been confirmed for his third term after controversial elections
Immigrants, both from within and outside the EU, are transforming the social, economic, demographic and political reality in each country
The EU usually regards itself as an international human rights defender, putting sanctions on those who compromise basic human liberties
When we hear the word "religious freedom" it seems obvious for all of us. Maybe it is not as simple issue as it sounds, though.
How do Eastern European countries react to changes in dual citizenship matters? Do they “move with the trend”?
Civilians are leaving Syria in thousands every day, leaving everything behind except what they can carry in those frantic moments of flight.
Though the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union specifically outlines the right to asylum, most illegal migrants are treated inhumanely in Europe.
Minority inclusion and participation - why it matters and how it makes a difference in a democratic society.