While traveling to Brazil, I felt why the Olympics are splendid. However, I confirmed how humanity has not been able to generate any advances in the protection of human rights during the construction of this mega-events.
A peace context should demand new men. Men for whom sexual violence is unthinkable and for whom their validation as subjects does not depend on imposing violence on others. Ultimately, peace requires new masculinities.
We should not throw away an efficient revenue mechanism as important as the VAT, but we should look for ways to make it compatible with the human rights discourse and try to find solutions to its implementation problems.
It is programs in which adolescents are treated as subjects of rights that welcome solutions to the rise of youth violence, not the heavy-handed response of criminal responsibility.
In a disturbed world, the peace process in Colombia awakens hope. Throughout recent history, Colombians have been exporters of bad news rather than hope. It seems that, with the peace process, this is changing.
Laws criminalizing HIV pose a threat to the human rights of those living with the virus, and are counterproductive to efforts to halt the epidemic.
Those were the words of Dallas Mayor, Mike Rawlings, at the vigil held after 5 police officers were fatally shot by a lone gunman during a peaceful Black Lives Matter (BLM) protest after the murder of yet two more African Americans at the hands of the police. So, let’s talk about race.