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Newsletter | December 2009
 
 

Bhutan under review by the UN Human Rights Council

GHRD’s report on Bhutan, submitted for the first Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council in April 2009, was included in the final stakeholder’s summary prepared by the UN working group. Read more...

GHRD takes Sinterklaas to COA

On the 4th of December GHRD’s staff dressed up as Zwarte Piets and Sinterklaas and went to the refugee centre in Amersfoort to celebrate Sinterklaas. More than 40 enthusiastic refugee children experienced their first Sinterklaas celebration. Read more...

Freedom Through Football

Jabala Action Research Organisation, one of GHRD’s partners in India, has designed an innovative project to use sports to empower adolescent girls, including survivors of social violence. Read more...

GHRD raised concerns about forced conversions in Bangladesh during a seminar in Stockholm, Sweden

GHRD was invited to speak at a seminar in Stockholm, on the 14th of November 2009, which was organised by the Swedish branch of the International Forum for Secular Bangladesh and Trial of War Criminals of 1971. Read more...