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UN Expected to Consider New Resolution on Discrimination Against LGBTI Persons

The United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights declared all “men” equal in dignity and rights already in 1948. Setting the gendered aspect of this wording aside, it is clear also that, more than five decades later, not all human beings in practice enjoy equal rights.

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Human Rights Resolution Spotlights Disparities in Maternal Health Care in the US

A recent UN Human Rights Council Resolution calls on nations to reduce unacceptably high rates of maternal death and illness…including among women in the United States.

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UN Human Rights Council Resolution: Maternal Death, Illness Are Human Rights Violations

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a landmark resolution recognizing maternal death and illness as a pressing human rights concern.

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