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Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Sectur works on LGBTI certification for tourism service providers in Mexico

Although the LGBTI tourism segment represents an important economic spill for service providers and the destinations that receive them, there is still a ...


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Placing LGBTI persons deprived of their liberty in focus in Brazil

Placing LGBTI persons deprived of their liberty in focus in Brazil. Alongside torture prevention mechanisms, NGOs, and academics, the APT is laying ...


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Maltese comfortable with a transgender prime minister but not their child

In contrast with the Maltese, the Dutch, British and Swedes show the same high level of acceptance towards LGBTI persons in both politics and in their ...


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OAS commission holds hearing on Cuba human rights abuses

The Cuban government last month prevented Leandro Rodríguez García, director of the Cuban Foundation for LGBTI Rights, an independent ...


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A mainstream service's experience of meeting seniors' diverse needs

... the Cambodian Community Program, founded in 2008 and the Free to Be Project, an award-winning LGBTI awareness training initiative launched in ...


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Commissioner Jourová participates in high-level conference on LGBTI equality

The Conference will also be an occasion for the European Commission to present the 2019 LGBTI-specific data from the Eurobarometer on ...


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Activists want LGBTI included in anti-bullying legislation

Colours Cayman is calling on the government to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its proposed anti-bullying legislation. The LGBTI .


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53% of Europeans think LGTBI discrimination is widespread

"Discrimination, harassment, hate speech, and violence continue to be a daily reality for many LGBTI people in the EU," said commissioner Vera ...


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Hands off our cultural heritage, say world's indigenous people

In Australia, Aboriginal groups are pushing back against public access to heritage sites like mountains and beaches, in an attempt to preserve areas of ...


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Calls for 'whole-of-government approach' to mental health and suicide

According to the report, 3128 people died by suicide in Australia in 2017, a 9% ... group in 2017, and the suicide rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait people is ... 'The mental health system in Australia is complex and fragmented, with ...


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Remote aboriginal communities to benefit from solar co-investments

Horizon Power will partner with two remote Western Australian Aboriginal communities to co-invest in the roll-out of rooftop solar installations that will ...


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Jenifer Hampton and Gwen Paterson-Walley recognised as industry leaders in Indigenous health ...

Awarded Urban Aboriginal Health Practitioner, Jenifer Hampton is ... Hailing from Western Australia, Ms Paterson-Walley visited Alice Springs on a ...


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Aboriginal groups reject cashless cards

The cards are currently being trialled in four sites: Ceduna in South Australia, Kununurra and the Goldfields in Western Australia, which are viewed as ...


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The fascinating islands on the edge of Australia

The Tiwi islanders (population about 2,500) not only have their own distinct language and customs but also some of the best-preserved Aboriginal ...


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Failure to comply with Aboriginal Cultural Heritage laws in NSW

The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) has recently commenced LEC proceedings after Council harmed an 'Aboriginal object' protected under ...


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The Aboriginal flag dispute in focus: who owns the right to use?

The Australian government is considering whether to compulsorily acquire the rights to use the Aboriginal flag on public policy grounds.


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Billion trees project revives memories of Forest Service

There's an event at parliament this evening to mark the centenary of an institution that played a major part in Māori fortunes last century. Forestry ...


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Electorate shuffle as Census results in

The Māori electorates will have on average 67,582 people. ... The Census estimated Māori now make up 16.5 percent of New Zealand's population, ...


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Official name change for Manawatū-Whanganui region gets a macron and an extra letter

Board chairman Anselm Haanen said he was pleased to continue supporting the correction of original Māori names to be consistent with the existing ...


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Gene variant in Māori, Pacific Islanders, linked to taller height

About a third of Māori and Pacific Islanders carry a gene variant that's just been linked to taller height. A national team of scientists today revealed their ...


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Rachel House talks authentic storytelling, 'Moana' and 'Stateless'

Rachel House. The notion that the next generation of New Zealanders will be taught Māori culture and history via a compulsory school curriculum fills ...


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The rise and fall of Roger

As part of a generation that grew up with scant knowledge of Māori stories, of the land wars or even the coarser, let alone the finer details of the Treaty, ...


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Sudden ditching of Te Papa North plan stuns Auckland

Maori and Pasifika attendance at Te Papa is low; despite making up 24 percent of New Zealand's total population, they represent only 11 percent of ...


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Do you fit these genes?

It is found in approximately 30 percent of people of Maori and Pacific ... Dr Murphy said that because it was so specific to Maori and Pacific peoples, ...


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