HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Uganda: Carry Out Treaty to Protect Everyone at WorkUganda: Carry Out Treaty to Protect Everyone at Work
Uganda should quickly adopt and put into effect a new law to protect everyone from violence and harassment, including sexual harassment, at work, Human Rights Watch said today. In a positive move, Uganda formally ratified the landmark global treaty
“The problems we are experiencing in our village are rape, killing and general lawlessness that has reached crisis proportions. People are raped, killed, shot, and their livestock stolen. There are two women in the village that were raped,
As the start of the school year approaches and my daughters prepare to return to class, I’m reminded of the children with albinism that I met in Mozambique and the formidable barriers they continue to face in their pursuit of an education.
Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations Urge United Nations to Mobilize to Address Crisis in Sudan
Joint Statement Urges More Aid, Solidarity, Attention to the Crisis We, the heads of over 50 human rights and humanitarian organizations are coming together to sound the alarm about Sudan,
Crucial Step Toward Accountability for Rapid Support Force Abuses By Nicole Widdersheim | Deputy Washington Director, Human Rights Watch The United States government imposed two different types of sanctions on
President Cyril Ramaphosa visits India for the Group of 20 meeting this week. South Africa seems to be riding high after hosting a BRICS Summit with India’s leader, Narendra Modi, China’s Xi Jinping, and an expanded list of leaders that generated
South Africa, a nation with a tumultuous history, has made significant strides towards equality and justice since the end of apartheid. However, a recent report by Human Rights Watch sheds
HRW Africa plays a crucial role in advocating for the protection of vulnerable populations, such as refugees, internally displaced people, and marginalized communities. Through its extensive network of researchers, activists, and advocates, HRW Africa highlights issues related to political repression, discrimination, violence against women, child exploitation, and attacks on freedom of expression and assembly. The organization works tirelessly to ensure its findings reach policymakers and create meaningful change.
HRW Africa’s commitment to impartiality, credibility, and accuracy has earned it a reputation as a trusted source of human rights information in the region and globally. By shedding light on human rights abuses, HRW Africa continues to be a driving force for positive change and justice, promoting respect for human rights and the rule of law in Africa.
Protecting Rights, Saving Lives
Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in Africa, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice.