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Newsletter | March 2010

GHRD’s partners in South Asia celebrate International Women’s Day 2010

GHRD’s partners in South Asia celebrate International Women’s Day 2010 The 8th March 2010 marks the celebration of the International Women’s Day (IWD), which will be celebrated worldwide. IWD was first celebrated in 1913 and was launched by the UN as a means of promoting and protecting the equal rights of women. It is an occasion for women around the world to raise international awareness regarding issues that they face. GHRD’s partners in South Asia, together with the assistance of GHRD in The Netherlands, will organise events and activities to be celebrated on International Women’s Day. 

IWD 2010 India

IWD 2010 Bhutan/Nepal

IWD 2010 Bangladesh

IWD 2010 Pakistan


Human Rights Training by De Brug/GHRD

Global Human Rights Defence is pleased to announce the second series of training on Human Rights. The training is part of De Brug programme, networking and capacity building addressed to Dutch migrant and Diaspora organisations willing to operate in the human rights field within their countries of origin. Read more...

GHRD publishes a report on the Resettlement Programme in The Netherlands

GHRD has published a report on the resettlement program for Bhutanese refugees in The Netherlands. Through a series of interviews given by the Bhutanese refugees living in The Netherlands, the report gives a good insight on their views regarding the resettlement program and issues that they are faced with. The report can be viewed on:

Resettlement in the Netherlands