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Graphic: HRCSL Chairperson Dr Deepika Udagama talks with community members on a visit to Jaffna

Sri Lanka awarded ‘A status’ accreditation

Sri Lanka

The accreditation decision by the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions means that Sri Lanka’s NHRI is now a full member of the APF.

Good practice

APF facilitators bolster human rights skills

22 Jun 2018  
Education
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World-first national inquiry into workplace sexual harassment

20 Jun 2018 Australia
WomenInquiry
Article

Consultant required for evaluation of APF

19 Jun 2018  

Graphic: Workers leave a Thai factory at the end of their shift

Showcasing good practice in business and human rights

Thailand

NHRIs from South East Asia have shared their insights at an inter-regional dialogue organised by ASEAN's Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights.

Article

Sharing stories for change and inclusion

15 Jun 2018  
SOGISC
Article

Provide relief for families affected by Sadr City bombing

13 Jun 2018 Iraq
Advocacy
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​NHRC investigates ongoing use of toxic herbicide

12 Jun 2018 Thailand
BusinessInvestigation
Article

We must push back in defence of human rights

11 Jun 2018 Philippines
Advocacy

Graphic: Female trainee graduates from an ILO-sponsored program for women and people with disabilities

Supporting NHRIs to advance the rights of people with disabilities

The APF has published a series of fact sheets to support NHRIs in their work to promote and protect the rights of people with disabilities.

Article

Dementia units to be inspected under revised OPCAT framework

06 Jun 2018 New Zealand
TortureMonitoring
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New law needed to protect victims of conflict and terrorism

06 Jun 2018 Afghanistan
Monitoring
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NHRC releases report on first anniversary of blockade

05 Jun 2018 Qatar
Monitoring
Article

ICHR welcomes changes to electronic crimes law

04 Jun 2018 Palestine
Advocacy

Graphic: NHRC Chairperson Kazi Reazul Hoque talks to the media

Uphold human rights in anti-drug push, NHRC urges

Bangladesh

The NHRC Chairperson has expressed serious concern over the rising number of deaths and injuries associated with the anti-drugs campaign.

Article

Pakistan: Commission probes allegations of police torture in Faisalabad

31 May 2018  
TortureInvestigation
Article

NHRC strengthens partnership with European Parliament

24 May 2018 Qatar
Article

Consultant required for evaluation of EU-funded project: NHRI Capacity Building, Phase 1

24 May 2018  
Case study

​An innovative approach to human rights learning

23 May 2018  
Education

Graphic: Participants in a regional training program run by the Commission

​New partnership aims to build a stronger health care sector

Mongolia

Health care workers across Mongolia are seeing their work from a new perspective after taking part in a training program on health and human rights.

Article

NHRC calls for reports on children living in prisons

21 May 2018 India
ChildrenMonitoring
Article

​ICHR urges action by Human Rights Council

19 May 2018 Palestine
Article

Conference examines human rights situation in Palestine

18 May 2018 Jordan
Disability
Article

National data needed on domestic violence-related homicides

17 May 2018 Australia
WomenAdvocacy