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Human Rights Comment

Una educación sexual integral protege a los niños y a las niñas, y ayuda a construir una sociedad más segura e inclusiva

21/07/2020 Strasbourg

La sexualidad es una parte integral de la vida humana. Tanto los niños y niñas como los jóvenes tienen derecho a recibir una información fiable, científica e integral sobre esta cuestión. Sin embargo, la educación sexual en las escuelas es un tema delicado. Desde que se introdujo por primera vez...

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Human Rights Comment

Tapping the full potential of Equality Bodies for a fairer Europe

26/06/2020 Strasbourg

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), the Equality Body covering England, Scotland and Wales, recently launched an inquiry into statistical evidence showing that COVID-19 had a disproportionate effect on people of Black, Asian and other ethnic minority background, and whether this...

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Human Rights Comment

Learning from the pandemic to better fulfil the right to health

23/04/2020 Strasbourg

The COVID-19 pandemic has concentrated minds about the resilience of our health care systems and it is challenging member states’ health policies and their effectiveness. In addition, doctors, medical staff and health care staff are under unprecedented pressure. Do we have sufficient medical...

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Human Rights Comment

The right to affordable housing: Europe’s neglected duty

23/01/2020 Strasbourg

Increasingly making the headlines, the scarcity of affordable housing in Europe is a serious and growing problem that pushes an ever-larger number of people into housing insecurity and homelessness. Unless governments in Europe step in to take decisive measures to turn back the tide, this crisis...

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Human Rights Comment

Shrinking space for freedom of peaceful assembly

09/12/2019 Strasbourg

Over the last year, protests have multiplied across the planet, from Chile to Hong-Kong. Europe is not left out of this wave of demonstrations. Protests are taking different forms, from large and repeated demonstrations to the occupation of public places and spontaneous assemblies. The use of...

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