Human rights

The role of volunteering to combat the stigmatization of refugees and migrants will be the central theme of CEV's Autumn Volunteering Congress 2020.

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For every 100 men aged 25 to 34 living in extreme poverty in 2021, there will be .118 women

The UN says that the health, economic and social crisis caused by Covid-19 will widen the gender gap and that, for 2021, some 435 million women and girls will be living in extreme poverty.

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Abdou Sissoko managed to cross the Mediterranean and reached Malaga.

We talks with Abdou, a malian who managed to cross the Mediterranean and reached Malaga.

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The effects of the health crisis could raise the number of people suffering from food insecurity to 130 million.

Action Against Hunger is concerned about the economic and social consequences that could raise the number of people living in a state of severe food insecurity to over one billion in the foreseeable future.

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 In a large family you are not alone and you have always someone to play with.

The president of ELFAC talks about the difficulties large families have faced during the confinement and asks the European Comission to work on the idea of the Child Guarantee to fight against child poverty and help these families.

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Older persons have faced both direct and indirect forms of discrimination during the pandemic.

The Policy Coordinator of Human Rights and Non-Discrimination at AGE Platform Europe talks about how older people have suffered the consequences of the pandemic and what measures are necessary to support them.  

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We believe the pandemic has shown the big gap most of the european countries have regarding human rights and has made visible all the inequality that the system has fostered and taken advantage of for years.

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They condemn the presence of minors at the Zona Franca's CIE.

The CIE 2019 report published by the organisation reveals the violation of rights in the Immigration Detention Centres. A space that they claim is not only inefficient but deeply unfair.

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Demonstration in Barcelona for the International Day of Migrants.

They report the vulnerability experienced by this group, which also suffer from labour exploitation and have difficulty in accessing public services and resources during the current health emergency.

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Oscar Camps, the director and founding member of Open Arms.

The director and founding member of Open Arms warns that with rescue vessels stopping their activity, thousands are drowning in the Mediterranean.

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How are we not outraged regarding the treatment that refugees receive in Lesbos by the police and xenophobic groups? How can we accept this obvious proclamation of a permanent state of emergency against people seeking asylum?

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Over the last few days, images of the Greek army prohibiting the entry to thousands of migrants from Turkey have spread like wildfire.

David Bondia, president of the Catalan Institute of Human Rights says that the Geneva Convention is designed for extremely risky situations to human life, hence its suppression does not make any sense.

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