Two new reports: “Realizing the Faith Dividend: Religion, Gender, Peace and Security in Agenda 2030” and “Religion, Women’s Health and Rights: Points of Contention, Paths of Opportunity.”
The Temple of Understanding’s 2016 student interns have successfully completed their first two weeks at the United Nations! Read on to meet our 20 interns and hear about the projects they will be pursuing at the UN this summer.
Gathering honest and critical thinking by women and men of faith and human rights actors, the new Women, Faith, and Human Rights report from UNFPA challenges the notion that there is a conflict between faith and women’s rights.
Another Environmental Rights Activist, Lesbia Y Urquia, was murdered in Honduras four months after the shooting of Berta Caceres.
The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) voted in favor of creating the first-ever Independent Expert to report on violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This expert will track LGBTI issues around the globe and provide technical assistance and capacity building to help countries better address these issues.