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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 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.
“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.”
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.
Chinese scholars visit Oslo to learn from Norwegian experiences and discuss gender equality and human rights.
22 Chinese university lecturers gathered in Beijing for the Capacity Building Workshop on Gender and Human Rights 11-13 May.
This week, the NCHR held a workshop on Gender equality and Human Rights for Chinese University professors in Shanghai.
On 22 August the Norwegian Center for Human Rights hosted a seminar on the legal protection and policy development against domestic violence for women, children, and the elderly, focusing on the new anti-domestic violence law in China.
The NCHR works to support the achievement of the equality and non-discrimination principles found in international human rights instruments and in the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Nordic Journal of Human Rights winter issue for 2016 features four research articles covering a wide range of human rights topics: international election observation, women’s rights, substantive equality and judicial responses to ethno-cultural claims, as well as an ethnographic study of Mayan concepts and human rights framework. In this issue, all our contributing authors analyse and promote the development of more sophisticated rights frameworks and jurisprudence.