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Human Rights

COVID-19: Vaccinating stateless people in South Africa

Having no nationality of any country, this group is often left out of essential services
Haben Girma, Lawyer and disability rights advocate

‘The biggest challenge is ableism, not my disability’

Meet lawyer Haben Girma, 33, a fierce advocate for disability rights
Ambassador Valentine Rugwabiza
Human Rights

Rwanda at the UN: Vaccine equity, inclusion, peace, and gender equality top our priorities

— Ambassador Valentine Rugwabiza, Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations.
Image of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda on display in the Johannesburg Holocaust ..
Human Rights

Remembering the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda 27 years later

We need to transform history into lessons relevant to our societies today
Ms. Samuel-Olonjuwon
Human Rights

Protecting Africa’s children from child labour

International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, on the Universal Ratification of the Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour.
Door of no return in Ouidah, Benin.
Human Rights

To be forever free!

The world is now speaking with one voice against the slave trade eras. 25 March of every year marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre

Genocide happens when democracy is absent

—Tali Nates, Founder and Executive Director of the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre
Mrs. Marianna Vardinoyannis, laureate Mandela Prize 2020
Human Rights

“It is worth fighting for even one child’s life”

— Mrs. Marianna Vardinoyannis, Mandela Prize Laureate 2020
Health Campaign