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Monday, 30 September 2019

What have we achieved, where are the lacunae, and which good practices can we highlight?

The most affected by this situation are those who have always been the preferred targets of demagogues: Jews, Muslims, Roma, foreigners and LGBTI ...


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Right wing populism mobilising in New South Wales

... rural gun nuts, Islamophobes, greyhound racing advocates, climate change deniers, anti-LGBTI campaigners and everyone desiring to spew bigotry ...


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PM Xavier Bettel and husband attend local NYC council candidate's drag show

After having given speeches at the General Debate, including making history at a LGBTI Core Group event and visiting the Luxembourgish community ...


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ECRI adopts a roadmap to effective equality

... and access to rights, including through promoting the independence and effectiveness of equality bodies, inclusive education and LGBTI equality; ...


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LGBTI Rights Group Blames Trump For Ongoing Violence Against Transgender People

The president of the Human Rights Campaign says that President Trump is to blame for the ongoing problem of violence against trans people.


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Documentary shows health obstacles LGBT Ugandans face

The documentary “Beyond Inclusion: The Lived Realities of Ugandan LGBTI in Access to Public Healthcare” is being screened throughout Uganda to ...


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Nicosia to host bicommunal LGBTI festival on October 5

Accept LGBTI Cyprus and Queer Cyprus Association, on the occasion of their official collaboration are organising a “United by Colours” festival, ...


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US Cites 'Probable Ebola' in Cautioning On Travel to Tanzania

In its revised travel advisory, the US warns that "members of the LGBTI community have been arrested, targeted, harassed, and/or charged with ...


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Barbara Cummings' advocacy leaves the NT a better place

As NT Aboriginal Affairs Minister Selena Uibo said yesterday, Ms ... “She has left Australia a better place not just for First Nations people, but for all ...


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Tributes for a 'great Territorian'

“Ms Cummings was a trailblazer for Aboriginal affairs in Australia and a ... has undoubtedly inspired the current generation of Aboriginal leaders.


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Grieving mum's horror after scammers use her 11-year-old daughter's death to set up fake ...

... of the Year Award at the East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Awards ... A spokeswoman for GoGetFunding told The Australian it was common ...


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The 10 Most Famous Indigenous Australians

From sports stars like Cathy Freeman to personalities like Ernie Dingo, many Indigenous Australians –a term which encompasses both Aboriginal and ...


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Stolen Generations member Barbara Cummings remembered as trailblazer in Aboriginal affairs

"Ms Cummings was a trailblazer for Aboriginal Affairs in Australia and a ... "Barbara always had a strong will to ensure that Aboriginal people were ...


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The Sea of the Galilee, an Aboriginal soldier and his horse

A statue of an Aboriginal soldier and his horse has been unveiled by Australia's ambassador Chris Cannan on the shore of the Kinneret to honour ...


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NITV's Our Stories documentary film initiative returns

The initiative encourages and supports emerging Aboriginal and Torres ... national television platform to showcase the stories from around Australia.


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Aboriginal children's watchdog April Lawrie calls for review, more carers

Too many Aboriginal children who are removed from their parents are ending up with non-Aboriginal carers and a review is urgently needed, ...


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Aboriginal students are being given free hospitality training at top Adelaide restaurants

A group of students from across South Australia are being given training ... She said it is heartening to see the group of young Aboriginal students ...


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Designer collaborates with AI to win a coveted World of WearableArt award

As a half Dutch, half Māori New Zealander, I am exposed to two distinctly different cultures. Having lived predominantly in European environments ...


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Race for new police commissioner - Is it time for a female to take the reins?

Penny, who joined the police in 1992, was the first Māori female district .... a high profile appointment, he will run them past the Greens and NZ First.


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Cancer Boss Insults Cancer Patients and their Families

Comments attributed to Diana Safarti, New Zealand's Interim National ... is represented as a crusader for equitable cancer outcomes for Māori and yet ...


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Changing population sees creation of new North Island electorate seat

The new data released today by Stats NZ means the number of general ... Stats NZ said it was able to plug most of the gaps for Māori and Pacific ...


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Fish sanctuary prompts Finlayson attack over lack of Māori consultation

This would put a block on fishing in 15 percent of New Zealand's total exclusive economic zone (EEZ), in a stretch of ocean 1000km northeast of New ...


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New catch limits for top of the South fisheries

"I have heard clearly the importance of kaimoana to Māori and the ability for any New Zealander to "catch a feed". As a consequence, I have ensured ...


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Australian native herbs that grow in New Zealand

Many were used to flavour foods in ground ovens, much like the Māori hangi, ... Not all Australian native plants cope with New Zealand conditions, but ...


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Maori long-term business values provide lessons, says Reserve Bank boss

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Governor, Adrian Orr, spoke at the Federation of MÄ ori Authorities Me Uru Kahikatea (FOMA) annual conference.


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