Tags: Human rights

United Nations flags

The religious threat to global human rights must be taken seriously

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 by Keith Porteous Wood

UN efforts to challenge violations of human rights should consider both oppressive laws which theocrats uphold in former colonies and efforts to impose similar agendas further afield, says Keith Porteous Wood. Read More »

Tags: Human rights, United Nations

Pope Francis

Human rights should not be at the mercy of the pope’s pontifications

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 by Megan Manson

Amid widespread interest in the pope's views on same-sex civil unions, Megan Manson says states shouldn't allow themselves to be used to further the Catholic Church's agendas. Read More »

Tags: Abortion, Catholic Church, Human rights, LGBT Rights, Reproductive Rights

Lord Lester

Anthony Lester’s legacy for human rights and secularism

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 by Keith Porteous Wood

Keith Porteous Wood reflects on the achievements of Lord Lester, who died earlier this month, and the enduring relevance of his work. Read More »

Tags: Human rights, Secularism