Tag: Human Rights Day

Eliminating gender-based violence focus of 16-day campaign — World Council of Churches

01 December 2016 The days from 25 November to 10 December have been set aside for a campaign called “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.” The campaign began on United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and will run through Human Rights Day. The World Council of Churches (WCC), along… Continue Reading Eliminating gender-based violence focus of 16-day campaign — World Council of Churches

Say a prayer for Human Rights Day, Thursday 10th December 2015

This Thursday, 10th December, is Human Rights Day, which commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.   From the United Nations Human Rights Day website: This year’s Human Rights Day is devoted to the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50thanniversary of the two… Continue Reading Say a prayer for Human Rights Day, Thursday 10th December 2015

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