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Elisabeth Bjørnstøl, Head of Equality and non-discrimination at the NCHR International Department visited Indonesia last week in order to initiate a new cooperation programme on legal aid for women and disabled people in Indonesia.
The NCHR and the Constitutional Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) recently held a workshop on gender equality and human rights for Chinese university teachers in Chengdu, Western China.
The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising a 5 week training series on disability, sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI) for representatives from Asian disability organisations. Last week, activist Ingrid Thunem shared her experiences from working with disability and SOGI rights issues in Norway with the participants.
The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising a 5 week training series on human rights, discrimination, disability and SOGI issues. During weekly workshops participants from Asian civil society will explore the intersectionality of human rights and double discrimination.
Together with the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA), the NCHR is organising a 5 week digital training workshop series on intersectional discrimination for Asian Civil Society. Particular focus will be on discrimination of people with disabilities and issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI).
To mark the International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) would like to point to our Chinese partners important work towards gender equality in China. Raising awareness about domestic violence in China, contributing to better education on gender and human rights in Chinese universities and publication of the first Chinese textbook on gender and human rights are some of the achievements our Chinese partners have made with the support of the NCHR.
5 week digital course for Asian civil society organisations on intersectional discrimination with a particular focus on people with disabilities and issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI)
This weekend, the Constitutionalism Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) held a NCHR supported workshop on gender equality and human rights for 23 Chinese university teachers in Shenzhen, China. The aim of the workshop was to inspire more Chinese university teachers to include gender equality in their teaching activities.
A new textbook on gender and human rights issues was recently published in China. The book is the first of its kind and was written by a group of Chinese researchers and civil society representatives with special knowledge about gender equality and human rights issues.
NCHR contributes to capacity building workshop on gender and human rights for Chinese university teachers.
This weekend Dr. River Hustad from the NCHR International Department contributed to an international webinar about human rights protection of vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic.
On International Women’s Day the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) would like to highlight our Chinese partners work to achieve greater gender equality in China. A first Chinese textbook on gender and human rights, contributing to an increase in courses on women’s rights and gender equality in Chinese universities and raising the awareness about domestic violence against women in China are among the achievements partners have made, with the support of the NCHR.
This weekend, the NCHR and the Constitutional Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) held a workshop on gender equality and human rights for Chinese university teachers in Chengdu, Western China.
Last week, the NCHR organised a seminar about the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) and equal recognition before the law for people with intellectual disabilities.
The NCHR has supported the publication of three Chinese books about how to counter domestic violence against children, against women and against the elderly. The books were launched on July 13 with a seminar about the implementation of the Chinese anti-domestic violence law.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first handbook in the NCHR supported series about the implementation of the anti-domestic violence law in China is now published.
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.
The NCHR International Department has had a long-term focus on domestic violence. Although domestic violence is connected to many different human rights, it was not until recently that it was recognized as a human rights issue in and of itself.
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.
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.