EU - Ageing Europe: Looking at the Lives of Older People in the EU - Gender

Извор: WUNRN – 28.04.2020

Population ageing is a phenomenon that affects almost every developed country in the world, with both the number and proportion of older people growing across the globe. This transformation is likely to have a considerable impact on most aspects of society and the economy, including housing, healthcare and social protection, labour markets, the demand for goods and services, macroeconomic and fiscal sustainability, family structures and intergenerational ties.

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Where Is the Money to Address Violence Against Women & Girls in Emergencies?

Извор: WUNRN – 27.04.2020

Violence against women and girls is a global problem of epidemic proportions. Evidence shows that over one-third of women and girls globally will experience some form of violence in their lifetime. Regardless of where they live, their religion or culture, or what stage of life they are in, each is a target of violence specifically because of her gender and the gender discrimination that persists globally. Gender-based violence (GBV) is exacerbated in emergencies, where vulnerability and risks are higher and most often, family and community protections have broken down.

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The COVID-10 Pandemic as a Mirror - Analysis

Извор: WUNRN – 27.04.2020

We are telling people to wash their hands but in 2020, for most of humanity, water is a luxury. For the lucky few, the shortages are seasonal. For the vast majority, they are perennial. The next piece of advice, to drink water frequently and stay hydrated, makes no sense to people who still do not access clean drinking water

By SWARNA RAJAGOPALAN

April 9, 2020 - The Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Pandemic is a complex emergency, a term which was used a great deal two decades ago to capture the reality that bad things rarely happen in isolation of other bad things. When disasters are layered over conflicts which are layered over structural inequalities, for instance, you have a complex emergency.

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Anti-Trafficking Review: Technology, Anti-Trafficking, & Speculative Futures

Извор: WUNRN – 27.04.2020

Over the past decade, scholars, activists, and policymakers have repeatedly called for an examination of the role of technology as a contributing force to human trafficking and exploitation. Attention has focused on a range of issues from adult services websites and the use of social media to recruit victims and facilitate trafficking to the utilisation of data analytics software to understand trafficking and identify ‘hotspots of risk’. The new issue of Anti-Trafficking Review explores some of the assumptions about the role of technology in facilitating or preventing human trafficking and exploitation and the currently available technological tools that purport to address them.

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Principles for Protecting Civil & Political Rights in the Fight against COVID-19

Извор: WUNRN – 26.04.2020

International travelers wait in line before meeting with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the airport amid the coronavirus pandemic. Via Wikimedia Commons

The Covid-19 pandemic presents a grave threat to public health, but emergency measures adopted to combat the dangers can also have discriminatory impacts and harmful effects, and can be extended and repurposed after a crisis has passed. Freedom House calls on governments to protect civil and political rights during and after the pandemic by following these principles:

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CEDAW Committee Call for Joint Action in the Times of COVID-19 Statement Adopted on 21 April 2020

Извор: Канцеларија на Високиот Комесаријат за човекови права при ОН – 23.04.2020

Committee on the elimination of discrimination against women

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

CEDAW Committee consists of 23 experts on women’s rights from around the world.

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Challenges to human rights have intensified in Europe. Annual activity report 2019 by Commissioner Dunja Mijatović

Извор: Совет на Европа – 21.04.2020

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, published today her annual activity report covering 2019. The report provides an overall picture of the main problems, challenges and opportunities that European countries are facing in the field of human rights. “The image I get from my work is of a Europe circling a roundabout, uncertain about its direction and the human rights obligations which member states voluntarily agreed upon,” says the Commissioner, adding that the current COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating long-standing problems and emphasising the weaknesses of Europe’s human rights protection system.

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Vulnerable Women Are More at Risk to the Coronavirus

Извор: WUNRN – 19.04.2020

Refugees, migrant laborers, and the global poor are especially susceptible to the pandemic. There’s little time to bridge the gap between haves and have-nots

by Audrey Wilson

April 14, 2020 - There are now more than 1.9 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus worldwide, and some 121,000 people have died from the disease that it causes, COVID-19. After weeks of mass closures and lockdowns, global economic activity is collapsing, with the fallout still difficult to comprehend. The pandemic shows just how communities around the world can be connected through a shared experience—in this case, one of suffering.

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Презентирана апликацијата СтопКорона! Главна цел е намалување на ширењето на Ковид-19 и помош на епидемиолозите при детектирање на нови потенцијални случаи

Извор: Министерство за информатичко општество и администрација – 04.2020

Министерството за информатичко општество и админситрација и Министерството за здравство, денеска ја презентираа апликацијата СтопКорона! Станува збор за мобилна апликација изработена според најдобрите светски практики во справување со Корона вирусот, наменета за откривање близок контакт со потенцијално заразени лица. Апликацијата е донација од Некстсенс за Министерството за здравство, која има за цел мобилизирање на заедницата во заедничкото дејствување за детекција на ширењето на Ковид-19, како поддршка на здравствените работници во справувањето со кризата.

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