Environment has slowly become a new arena for human rights. The demand for natural resources and land for industrialization purposes has increased in the last decades, creating a clear conflict between economic interests and environmentalists.
The violation of human rights and insufficient legal guarantees of equality are some of the issues affecting older people around the world.
Increased political confrontation can drive oil-rich Venezuela -- already a very violent country -- into outright chaos,
Ahead of the high-level meeting on ending AIDS by 2030 (June 8-10) experts urge governments to remove punitive laws policies and practices.
Amnesty International believes these are potentially devastating measures to the human rights of millions at the United States and abroad.
Governments must not consider human rights irrelevant but must rather recognize their moral stature
For security reasons, the ICRC and other NGOs are reducing their numbers in Afghanistan
If OAS member countries don’t address this financial crisis, it will cast serious doubts on their commitment to human rights.
What are the labor oportunities for Latin Americans who migrate within the region?
These are the Latin American countries with the highest and lowest unemployment rate
Although some governments have passed laws in favor of LGBTI rights, this community faces discrimination daily
XPrize Foundation encourages the development of technology to change the world.
Many laws and advances seem to be around the topic, but being realistic, when talking about homophobia in Latin America things are not that kind. Let’s take a look at the price Latin American society pays for homophobia.
Supreme court ruling opens door to early release of hundreds of abusers. Luis Muina, convicted of torture in military dictatorship, has sentence reduced
A UN rights committee said Thursday it will study a petition filed by Brazil's embattled former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva claiming the country's courts violated his rights over a huge corruption scandal.
UN officials have described the situation in the Asian country as “textbook ethnic cleansing” against Rohingya Muslims
2015 was the deadliest year for environmental activists and the region has been suffering the highest toll on the world.
The spectrum of human rights is wide. But what [the media] do is focus... on the bad parts and ignore the good stuff.
Brazil Foreign Minister Jose Serra said he will stress the defense of human rights, setting a clear distance from Rousseff. Under her presidency Brazil had supported dictatorships around the world
An Argentine judge has ordered the arrest of the head of the human rights group, Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo.
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