Corte Interamericana: Costa Rica debe garantizar el matrimonio igualitario. De acuerdo con la respuesta emitida por la Corte Interamericana, la Convención Americana no protege un determinado modelo de familia, debido a que la definición misma de “familia” no es exclusiva de aquella integrada por parejas heterosexuales. El Alto Tribunal consideró que […]
CIVICUS has recently added Tanzania, Kenya and Angola to the watch list on the CIVICUS monitor due to ongoing attacks led by authorities on protesters, critics, NGOs and the media. They all join Turkey and Venezuela who both remain on the Watch List. The CIVICUS Watch List aims to underline […]
Tanzania remains on CIVICUS’ watch list of countries for which there is growing concern for threatened civic space. Currently on the CIVICUS monitor, Tanzania in terms of civic space, is rated as obstructed. Alarmingly, during recent months there have been growing restrictions on the freedom of expression and association, which […]
ASEAN SOGIE Caucus urges governments to adopt an inclusive approach to #EndChildViolence (6-8 JUNE 2017, MANILA, PHILIPPINES) ASEAN SOGIE Caucus (ASC) joins civil society across Southeast Asia in its call to build a region that protects and nurtures all children from violence, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity and […]
Book takes a look at effects of Africa’s digital activism In Summary Digital activism in Africa is widely known to have begun during the Arab Spring in Tunisia and Egypt. Books and other academic texts on the Arab Revolution have widely discussed the role of social media for mobilization.