Events

23 May 2017 - 23 May 2017

Global

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

May 23 each year marks the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula: http://www.un.org/en/events/endfistuladay/

Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth.

It is a hole between the birth canal and the bladder or rectum caused by prolonged, obstructed labour without treatment.

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17 May 2017 - 17 May 2017

Global

IDAHOT 2017

Consultation with advocates from around the world identifies “Families” as a focus issues for IDAHOT 2017

This focus includes both

- The role of families in the well-being of their LGBTIQ members

- The respect of the rights of LGBTIQ families (rainbow families)

For more on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, visit: http://dayagainsthomophobia.org/idahot-2017-will-focus-on-families/

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16 May 2017 - 19 May 2017

Bangkok,Thailand

Youth, Peace and Security - Asia-Pacific Consultation

 

Across Asia and the Pacific violent conflict and extremism continue to pose serious challenges to sustainable development and security. Since 1992, civil conflicts have affected at least half the countries in the region. Many nations are seeing more human rights abuses and shrinking civic spaces, leading to social discontent and fuelling narratives of violent extremism.

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