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  1. Rights of persons with disabilities - 28/07/2017

    Representing 15% of the world’s total population, persons with disabilities- women and men, boys and girls- face multiple barriers and discrimination in their lives and communities, leading to poverty, persistent inequalities in terms of socio-economic ou ...

    persons with disabilities, human rights, anti-discrimination movements

  2. Rights of minorities - 28/07/2017

    Many states are home to ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities whose fundamental freedoms and human rights are abused. People from minority groups tend to be poorer and to have less power, less influence and less access to remedies to tackle their pr ...

    human rights, anti-discrimination movements, ethnic minorities, casts

  3. Women's Rights - 28/07/2017

    Around the world, millions of women and girls are discriminated against because of their gender. Many are marginalised, and many face double discrimination, for example when they belong to an indigenous group, have a disability or are refugees. Many have ...

    human rights, anti-discrimination movements, Women, women rights

  4. Rights of the child - 28/07/2017

    Every 20 November, the world celebrates the Universal Children's day, which is also the anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) adopted in 1989. Most countries have ratified the UNCRC, its First Optional Protocol on the in ...

    human rights, children, children in armed conflicts, children rights

  5. Fight against all discriminations - 28/07/2017

    As part of its development cooperation, the EU supports the action of anti-discrimination movements, namely the ones focusing on the rights of women, children, LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people and other minorities. It also s ...

    human rights, all human rights, discrimination, vulnerable groups

  6. Human rights defenders - 28/07/2017

    template (EN, FR, ES). These emergency grants are managed with the utmost confidentiality in order to ... Alternatively, the standard concept note template can be used (EN, FR). These proposals are ...

    policy, democratisation, democracy, Democracy and Human Rights

  7. Election observation missions - 28/07/2017

    Genuine elections are an essential basis for sustainable development and a functioning democracy. The European Union believes that actions supporting the right to participate in genuine elections can make a major contribution to peace, security and confli ...

    democracy support, democracy, electoral processes

  8. Fight against torture - 28/07/2017

    The fight against torture is one of the  long-standing policy priorities of the European Union  (EU). The EU is a  leading institutional actor and donor  to the efforts of civil society organisations around the world in support of the fight against tortur ...

    torture, fight against torture, ill-treatment

  9. Economic, social and cultural rights - 28/07/2017

    The European Union attaches great importance to the interdependence of all human rights. The indivisibility of civil and political rights and economic, social and cultural rights is a fundamental tenet of international human rights law, as illustrated by ...

    policy, Democracy and Human Rights, economic rights, social rights

  10. Job opportunities with International Cooperation and Development - 28/07/2017

    the post number in subject line Please submit your application in FR or EN with a motivation letter in ...

    jobs, traineeships