Human Rights

St. Vincent de Paul and the Rights of the Poor

In his time and place St. Vincent helped many basic human rights to become recognized as obvious and evident.

Human Rights Today and Always

On December 10th, the United Nations celebrates the International Human Rights Day as an annual reminder of adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.

The Perspective from Geneva: Celebrating 30 Years of Child Rights

Last week was very busy with the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) being commemorated through a three-day event in Geneva.

Human Rights Council, Social Forum In Geneva

Overview of the Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, which addressed issues of emerging forms of modern slavery among many other topics.