Human rights

Europe is a community, a community of people, with a shared and inter-connected cultural heritage, that has volunteers and volunteering at its heart.

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Fleeing to avoid a life in hiding.   Source: CCAR.

The aim is to denounce the serious violation occurring in many countries of the basic rights of LGBTI people, who can seek asylum in Spain.

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Doctors Without Borders staff distribute take-home kits for Ebola survivors. Photo: Morgana Wingard, Flickr

The website's aim is to raise awareness among citizens and collect donations to send them to disadvantaged countries where they help to develop their projects.

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A mother and her son looking for a better future. Photo: CAFOD Photo Library, Flickr

The international human rights organisation denounces European governments as supportive of exploitation and smuggling of refugees in Libya.

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International NGOs took advantage of Giving Tuesday. Photo: Wikimedia

On 28th November, international cooperation and development NGOs celebrated Giving Tuesday and seeked support from citizens through the donation platform.

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We must be aware that the recognition of the rights inherent to the human being is a process under constant evolution and that is constantly updated.

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Volunteers building houses. Photo: Hoby NYE, Flickr

International Volunteer Day is held each year on 5 December as a unique chance for organizations to celebrate and recognize volunteer’s efforts. 

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Members of the Refugees Welcome platform. Photo: Refugees Welcome International (Facebook)

On Sunday 12th November, 27 representatives from 14 countries gathered to address the challenges faced by countries in the refugees networks.

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We are breaching a long list of rights to people who are sleeping on the streets. 

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Baby in the promotional video. Image: He For She

The HeForShe campaign wants to end gender inequalities and invites everyone to have their voice heard.

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Children, in the same way than adults and old people, have some rights that laws and public bodies need to guarantee.

The Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was approved in 1989 and confirmed by 195 countries, recognises and safeguards children’s rights all over the world. 

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Spanish security corps hitting peaceful demonstrators. Photo: Twitter

Human rights and peace organisations condemn the violence and repression committed by the Spanish security corps during the referendum.

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