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APF expresses deep concern for Senator Leila de Lima

20 Mar 2017 Philippines

Graphic: Staff from the Australian Human Rights Commission take part in the APF seminar

Making LGBTI rights a part of everyday work

The APF is encouraging member institutions to consider what steps they can take to better integrate the rights of LGBTI people in their regular work.

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NHRIs set to tackle the death penalty

20 Feb 2017  
Death penalty
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​National seminar develops strategies to tackle bonded labour

15 Feb 2017 India
BusinessAdvocacy
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NHRI advocacy to continue at UN women’s body

13 Feb 2017  
WomenIntl. engage
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​Commission calls for inquiry into state care abuse

13 Feb 2017 New Zealand
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Graphic: Representatives from the APF secretariat and the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar

​APF extends support for West Asia

The APF’s sub regional office in Doha will deliver a range of services and programs to strengthen NHRIs in West Asia over the coming year.

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Partnerships for progress in the garment industry

10 Feb 2017  
Business
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​SUHAKAM inquires into custodial death

10 Feb 2017 Malaysia
TortureInvestigation
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Taking action to defend dignity

09 Feb 2017  
Monitoring
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​Conference promotes exchange of NHRI experience

08 Feb 2017 Bangladesh
Children

Graphic: RRT and APF representatives present a copy of the draft legislation to Tuvalu's Ombudsman

Tuvalu moves closer to establishing rights body

Legislation to establish a national human rights institution will be presented to the parliament of Tuvalu for discussion and debate in 2017.

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Joint team conducts inspection of pre-trial detention centre

06 Feb 2017 Mongolia
TortureMonitoring
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​National system for domestic and family violence death review needed

24 Jan 2017 Australia
WomenAdvocacy
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Pakistan NHRI pressures police to find missing activists

20 Jan 2017  
DefendersAdvocacy
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Philippines’ NHRI strengthens its work on women’s rights

18 Jan 2017 Philippines
Women
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Samoa’s NHRI launches national inquiry on family violence

13 Jan 2017 Samoa
WomenInquiry
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Countering rights violations in the garment industry

13 Jan 2017  
BusinessAdvocacy
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​SUHAKAM to probe alleged Orang Asli land grab

13 Jan 2017 Malaysia
IndigenousInvestigation
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Increase in violations of religious freedom in 2016

10 Jan 2017 Indonesia
Monitoring
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​NHRC finds 16 women raped, assaulted by police personnel

08 Jan 2017 India
WomenInvestigation
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New partnerships forged for LGBTI rights

05 Jan 2017 Sri Lanka
SOGISCAdvocacy
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NHRIs to be formally included in work of UN panel on ageing

05 Jan 2017  
Older personsIntl. engage
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Commission holds national conference on human rights defenders

20 Dec 2016 Afghanistan
DefendersAdvocacy