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NHRIs give substance to #metoo movement

25 Jan 2019 South Korea
WomenInvestigation
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Commission probes assault of prisoners

19 Jan 2019 Sri Lanka
TortureInvestigation

Graphic: Participants at a workshop involving the Samoa Faafafine Association and Samoa's NHRI

Partnerships help drive change for LGBTI communities

Five NHRIs from across the region have worked with LGBTI communities to deepen their relationships and address some of the pressing issues they face.

Graphic: Nepal NHRI Chairperson talks to the media

NHRIs explained: New APF fact sheet series

Graphic: CHR Chairperson addresses the gathering

APF members sign partnership to support migrant workers

Philippines

The agreement covers ten areas of cooperation and will deliver additional support for the 250,000 Filipino workers in Qatar.

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Commission urges police to act after deaths in 'menstruation hut'

10 Jan 2019 Nepal
WomenAdvocacy
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HRCM provides guidelines on autopsies

08 Jan 2019 Maldives
Advice
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NHRC promotes economic empowerment for older people

31 Dec 2018 Jordan
Older personsEducation

Graphic: Commisison President Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher

Commission to lead a national conversation on human rights

Australia

The dialogue will invite people to share their ideas on how best to promote and protect human rights in contemporary Australia.

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Pacific women lowest paid in public service

14 Dec 2018 New Zealand
Women
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CHR opens “freedom park” for human rights community

12 Dec 2018 Philippines
Advocacy
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Human rights not in conflict with religion, says SUHAKAM

12 Dec 2018 Malaysia
Advocacy
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Call to sign key human rights conventions

11 Dec 2018 Maldives

Graphic: Prison cell door

ICHR demands stop to death sentences in the Gaza Strip

Palestine

The Commission says it views with “grave concern” the continued issuance of death sentences by the Military Justice Authority in the Gaza Strip.

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NHRCK warns psychiatric institute over excessive force

26 Nov 2018 Korea, Republic of
TortureInvestigation
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Strengthening Myanmar’s national human rights institution

26 Nov 2018 Myanmar
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NHRIs develop plans for monitoring economic and social rights

23 Nov 2018 Nepal
Monitoring
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NHRIs help drive change on death penalty

19 Nov 2018 Malaysia
Death penaltyAdvocacy
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SUHAKAM applauds government response to UPR

15 Nov 2018 Malaysia
WomenIntl. engage
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Global NHRI movement marks milestone anniversary

15 Nov 2018  
Intl. engage
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Commission welcomes court ruling on voting rights

09 Nov 2018 New Zealand
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NHRC plans human rights academy

06 Nov 2018 Nepal
Education
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Commission reports to UN body on child rights

06 Nov 2018 Australia
ChildrenIntl. engage