Mabel Encinas
Monday, 30 March, 2015
The disappearance of 43 students of the rural Teacher Education School (Rural Normal School) in September 2014 in Ayotzinapa has deeply touched the heart of Mexican people. It has awaken global... Read more
Uganda, 2010
Delphine Dorsi - @RTEProject
Wednesday, 10 December, 2014
On December 10th,  we celebrate Human Rights Day  in order “to bring to the attention of ‘people of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as the common standard of achievement... Read more
Jody Heymann
Thursday, 20 November, 2014
In Mexico, one out of every two teenagers won’t finish high school. In India, only a third of students get their high school diploma. Even in the U.S., around 5500 high schoolers will drop out before... Read more
Mireille de Koning - @mireilledko
Thursday, 16 October, 2014
On 5th October, 1966, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNESCO adopted the Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. While not legally binding, the Recommendation provides a... Read more
Fons Coomans
Friday, 10 October, 2014
The world was shocked by the kidnapping of almost 300 schoolgirls and attacks on schools in the state of Borno in the Northern part of Nigeria by fighters from the Boko Haram armed group. It became... Read more
Sylvain Aubry - @saubryhr
Friday, 12 September, 2014
It is the morning of Wednesday 3rd September, at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights headquarters in Geneva. The die is cast; in a few minutes we will know. My Moroccan colleague,... Read more
Order and Progress
Oscar Vilhena Vieira
Tuesday, 5 August, 2014
Should judges interfere with the enforcement of public policies implemented by the executive? If yes, what would be the best way to do so? In December 2013, the Court of Appeal of the State of São... Read more
Fatou L. Juwara, 16 years old, in class, in Gambia
Angela Melchiorre
Friday, 25 July, 2014
As I read a news piece about a six-year-old girl raped in her school, I must admit my confidence in human rights and human beings is shaken. This crime in India adds to a series of violations of... Read more
Right to Education Project - @RTEProject
Monday, 30 June, 2014
In Geneva, during the June session of the Human Rights Council, civil society organisations, including the Right to Education Project, participated in a series of events to discuss the important... Read more
Ayman Qwaider - @aymanqwaider
Friday, 30 May, 2014
My name is Ayman Qwaider. I am 27 years old and I was born and raised in the Gaza Strip. I was lucky to study in Spain and I now live in Australia with my wife, Sameeha, who was recently awarded a... Read more