Webpages tagged with «Equality and Non-Discrimination»

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Published June 21, 2019 1:51 PM

Dr. Zhang Liu, Senior Analyst at the Child Welfare Research Centre, China Philanthropy Research Institute at Beijing Normal University introduced her work with the 'children first' integrated community development programme at NCHR on June 17.

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Published June 20, 2019 11:10 AM

The NCHR hosted a panel on Legal Education for Equality in China during the International Conference of the Nordic Association for China Studies (NACS) in Bergen last week.

Participants at the workshop in Kathmandu
Published Apr. 12, 2019 2:12 PM

25 Asian academics and NGO representatives working on disability, gender and SOGI issues met in Kathmandu, Nepal 20-22 March to discuss a book project on disability, sexuality and gender in Asia.

Published Mar. 8, 2019 9:28 AM

The theme for the International Women’s Day this year is ‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’ with focus on innovative ways to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Published Dec. 5, 2018 11:15 PM

The first handbook in the NCHR supported series about the implementation of the anti-domestic violence law in China is now published.

Published Dec. 3, 2018 5:54 PM

The book Islamic Jurisprudence of Guardianship: Re-reading Guardianship Rights for the Protection of Women from forced Marriage and Girls from Child Marriage challenges traditional ways of thinking about the father’s role in child marriage.

Published Nov. 9, 2018 10:52 AM

NCHR's Lena Larsen participated as rapporteur at the high level conference "Combatting Intolerance and Discrimination, with a focus on Discrimination based upon Religion or Belief: Towards a Comprehensive Response in the OSCE region" in Rome last week. 

Published Nov. 6, 2018 9:43 AM

In March 2018 Dr. Si Li started the first undergraduate course on gender and human rights at Guangzhou University after participating in teacher training seminars under the auspice of NCHR partners RWI and CUPL. 

Published Oct. 31, 2018 3:08 PM

Last week, NCHR guest researcher Dr. Si Li, held a seminar presenting her analysis of the legal rights of LGBTI people in China. 

Published Oct. 11, 2018 3:21 PM

In September 2018, NCHR guest lecturer Dr. River Kate Hustad was invited by several universities in Beijing and Shanghai.

 

Published Oct. 9, 2018 1:34 PM

The second teacher training lecture series on Gender and Human Rights Education took place in Shanghai in the end of September. The aim is to facilitate so that more universities in China are able to offer courses on human rights issues related to gender inequality. 

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:58 AM

Article 2 states that any person should enjoy the rights enshrined in this document "without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.”

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:58 AM

“[…] the right of any person not to be subjected to enforced disappearance, the right of victims to justice and to reparation” -thus without distinction based on any discriminatory ground.

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:58 AM

“The States Parties to the present Covenant undertake to guarantee that the rights enunciated in the present Covenant will be exercised without discrimination of any kind as to race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.”

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:58 AM

1. States Parties recognize that all persons are equal before and under the law and are entitled without any discrimination to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law.

2. States Parties shall prohibit all discrimination on the basis of disability and guarantee to persons with disabilities equal and effective legal protection against discrimination on all grounds.

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:58 AM

“States Parties shall respect and ensure the rights set forth in the present Convention to each child within their jurisdiction without discrimination of any kind, irrespective of the child's or his or her parent's or legal guardian's race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national, ethnic or social origin, property, disability, birth or other status.”

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:57 AM

“States Parties shall respect and ensure the rights set forth in the present Convention to each child within their jurisdiction without discrimination of any kind, irrespective of the child's or his or her parent's or legal guardian's race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national, ethnic or social origin, property, disability, birth or other status.”

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:57 AM

In this Convention, the term "racial discrimination" shall mean any distinction, exclusion, restriction or preference based on race, colour, descent, or national or ethnic origin which has the purpose or effect of nullifying or impairing the recognition, enjoyment or exercise, on an equal footing, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural or any other field of public life.

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:57 AM

The Convention against Torture and Other Inhuman, Degrading Treatment does not present a special percept on equality and non-discrimination, because torture is an absolute right and thus implicit of non-discrimination.

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:56 AM

“For the purposes of the present Convention, the term "discrimination against women" shall mean any distinction, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex which has the effect or purpose of impairing or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, irrespective of their marital status, on a basis of equality of men and women, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil or any other field.”

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:56 AM

“All persons are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to the equal protection of the law. In this respect, the law shall prohibit any discrimination and guarantee to all persons equal and effective protection against discrimination on any ground such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.”

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:56 AM

The equality and non-discrimination principle is present in law instruments that generally deal with human rights, like in the Bill of Rights that comprises the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).

Published Sep. 6, 2018 12:34 PM

Rumah KitaB in collaboration with the Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) and the Oslo Coalition, held a book launch and an international seminar following the publication of the Indonesian translation of Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law. Justice and Ethics in the Islamic Legal Tradition.

Published Aug. 8, 2018 10:24 AM

More than 30 representatives from Asian NGOs working on disability and SOGI issues are participating in the conference organised by NCHR, the Research Center for Ars Vivendi (RCAV) of Ritsumeikan University in Japan and the East Lake Institute at Wuhan University in China.

Published June 21, 2018 11:31 AM

Chinese scholars visit Oslo to learn from Norwegian experiences and discuss gender equality and human rights.