South Africa is sometimes known as “the gay heaven” of Africa, where same-sex marriage is legal and human rights for all are enshrined in the post-Apartheid Constitution. But there is a gulf between the legal framework and the LGBTI community’s lived experience. Discrimination and brutal hate crimes continue, especially in rural areas. ZwaKala is an EU-funded programme implemented by Iranti-org which builds local capacity to document and report on hate crimes and human rights violations.
The Philippines, comprising over 7,000 Pacific islands, has wide gaps in living standards and opportunities and faces numerous development challenges. EU Ambassador Franz Jessen explains how the EU is working with the Duterte administration on areas such as human rights, health and law and order.
Organised byLight for the World International & European People's Party
MEP Bogdan Wenta (EPP) and Light for the World International invite you to a screening of the award-winning documentary "Kanthari: change from within" which will take place on 10 May 2017, 18h00, in the European Parliament in Brus
Organised byInternational Disability and Development Consortium
The International Disability and Development Consortium invites you to the launch event of its Photo Exhibition "Together for Inclusion" which aims to promote a positive perspective of the inclusion of persons with disabilities in developing countries.
The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) organises a photo contest on the framework of the European Disability and Development Week, which celebrates the International Day of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.