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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.
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.
Last week, NCHR guest researcher Dr. Si Li, held a seminar presenting her analysis of the legal rights of LGBTI people in China.
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.
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.
This week, the NCHR held a workshop on Gender equality and Human Rights for Chinese University professors in Shanghai.
The NCHR hosted a panel on Human Rights of Women and Sexual Minorities in China during 'Age Agency and Ambiguity' -an international conference on gender and generations in times of social change held in Oslo this week.
The project promotes freedom of religion or belief in Orthodox Christian societies. Through internal Orthodox debate, it stimulates innovative reflections on the relation between Church and human rights. Several important fields of contemporary challenges have received limited theological and ecclesiastical attention. Encouraging dialogue in such fields, the project seeks to widen the scope of conversation.