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Rev. Dr Simone Sinn, LWF study secretary for Public Theology and Interreligious Relations, and Indonesian interfaith activist Rev. Elga Joan Sarapung. Photo: LWF/P. Mumia
28 Sep
Indonesian interfaith network urges government to ensure freedom of religion
Universal Periodic Review
28 Sep
LWF to submit findings at UN human rights review
A participant from the Myanmar government contributes to the human rights discussion, at a meeting organized by LWF Myanmar. Photo: LWF Myanmar
15 Aug
LWF Myanmar behind “milestone” meeting on human rights
Universal Periodic Review, United Nations, Human Rights, UPR
15 Aug
Government, civil society draw up recommendations for the country
Community consultations in Mozambique led to a parallel report raising the issue of land rights, women’s rights, the right to justice, and the rights of minorities. Photo: LWF/ S.Oftadeh
16 Mar
Empowering people to claim their rights
Universal Periodic Review, UPR, DWS Myanmar
16 Mar
Workshop focuses on human rights : achieving impact
 Community consultation in Mozambique prior to UN human rights investigations. Photo: LWF/ S. Oftadeh
21 Jan
Human rights remain a challenge in Mozambique
DWS Mozambique, Human Rights, UPR, Universal Periodic Review
21 Jan
Mixed feedback after Universal Periodic Review
Young women in Rwamwanja settlement were one of the focal groups in the consultations. Photo: LWF/ S. Oftadeh
19 Jan
UN human rights consultations start in Uganda
Uganda, UPR, Universal Periodic Review, DWS, gender inequality, Violence, gender-based violence
19 Jan
Giving communities a voice on the international stage
A Dalit woman in Nepal. Implementing the Discrimination and Untouchability Act of 2011, which abolishes caste discrimination, is a major human rights challenge in Nepal. Photo: LWF/Lucia de Vries
16 Nov
Human rights: Myanmar and Nepal accept LWF recommendations
DWS Myanmar, Universal Periodic Review, UPR, Myanmar, Nepal
16 Nov
Giving communities a voice on the international stage
LWF staff collect information about human rights concerns at a village in Mozambique. Photo: S. Oftadeh
11 Jun
LWF to gather proof of human rights status in Mozambique
Universal Periodic Review, UPR, DWS Mozambique, Mozambique
11 Jun
“A responsibility to ensure the evidence we collect is robust”