February 2009

Feb 24 2009

CHALLENGING Androcentrism

CHALLENGING Androcentrism Published in Faith Initiative, Issue 20 © Annie Imbens-Fransen When the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, the preamble recognised the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice, and peace in the world. Article 2.1 says: “Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind... Read more »

Feb 03 2009

URI - UN Launches 2009 UN International Year of Reconcilliation

Journey to Peace: Nonviolence • Reconciliation • Human Rights URI-UN United Nations Launch of The 2009 UN International Year of Reconciliation, The Gandhi-King Season for Nonviolence and The 2009 UN International Year of Human Rights Learning 29 January 2009 The United Religions Initiative at the United Nations (URI-UN), a Cooperation Circle of the United Religions Initiative, has chosen the International Year of Reconciliation as the overarching theme for its 2009 events. We will host side events during the... Read more »

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