A review of policy responses

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Put women’s rights ‘front and centre’ of climate policies: Bachelet |

“While I welcome the international attention on climate change’s impact on women and girls over the last decade, we must urgently also focus on...

ICC at 20: Five things you should know about the International Criminal Court |

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Court on 1 July 2022, here are five ways that the ICC is helping build a more...

Bangladesh government launches first employment injury scheme pilot in the garment sector

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dhaka (ILO news) - The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is celebrating the establishment of the country’s first ever...

Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s statement on Supreme Court overturning Roe V. Wade

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). “The repulsive Supreme Court decision today to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing the right to an abortion, has set...

African American Policy Forum’s statement on bodily autonomy

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Statement by AAPF — Today, an illegitimate Supreme Court—stacked with radical conservative justices who lied to Congress about their adherence to the...

Reimagining Public Safety and Law Enforcement in America

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Recorded May 13, 2022, Baltimore, MD — Town hall meeting held during the three-day symposium Beyond “Reforming” the Police: Reimagining Public...

Report Back from Rainbow/Push Conference and Power of Black Vote

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Monday, June 27, 2022  — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka “The Professor” is joined by...

You searched for value – USCRI

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After Juneteenth – Reparations Now

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Julianne Malveaux — Juneteenth, or June 19, 2022, was marked with fireworks and concerts, parades, and proclamations, a big difference from...

Overturning of Roe v. Wade abortion law a ‘huge blow to women’s human rights’...

The widely anticipated Supreme Court decision, by six votes to three, was made in the specific case of Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health, and...

Internet shutdowns impact human rights, economy, and day to day life |

When major communication channels and networks are slowed down or blocked, this means thousands, even millions of people are deprived of their only means...

Belgian PM Issues Apology for Murder of Revolutionary Lumumba

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Lumumba served as the first prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) from June until September 1960....

There’s no freedom without reparations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Keeping the promise of “40 acres and a mule” might have transformed life for Black Americans. A movement to secure payments...

Skilling, re-skilling, digitalization and the future of work

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The Centering and Sustaining Beauty of Soul

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). This is Black Music Month and we share again these sensitivities, thoughts and practice of Blackness as music and magic at...

Supporting UN’s Palestine refugee agency, means ‘investing in stability for the region’ |

“It means investing in the economic and social wellbeing of Palestine refugees and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),” Secretary-General António Guterres told the...

Cabo Verde: ‘Unprecedented’ food insecurity triggers social and economic emergency |

Recent hard-won gains in food security and nutrition are at risk, the UN agency said, forcing the government this week to declare a social...

Electoral Victory of Colombians Petro and Marquez is Unprecedented

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By W. T. Whitney, CounterPunch — The comment overflowed with enthusiasm: “June 19 will be remembered as a day of the people and will...

Violence against indigenous women, ‘legacy of colonialism’ rooted in racism |

“This violence is rooted in historic and unequal patriarchal power structures, racism, exclusion, and marginalization enabled by a legacy of colonialism,” said the UN...

Iran urged to halt imminent finger amputation of eight prisoners |

The men were sentenced to “have four fingers on their right hands completely cut off so that only the palms of their hands and...

J.A.M. Aiwuyor appointed to the National African American Reparations Commission

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Appointment will help further organization’s fight for justice. New York, NY — The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), has announced that...

App helps protect outdoor workers from dangers of the sun

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). © Crozet/ILO GENEVA (ILO News) – Outdoor workers, who are at increased risk of skin cancer and eye damage...

J.A.M. Aiwuyor appointed to the National African American Reparations Commission

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Appointment will help further organization’s fight for justice. New York, NY — The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), has announced that...