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18 news items on Human rights
Human Rights Tulip 2022: top three candidates
There are three candidates left in the running for the Human Rights Tulip 2022, the prize awarded by the Ministry of Foreign ...
Feminist foreign policy explained
The Netherlands is keen to reduce inequality and to achieve gender and LBGTIQ+ equality all over the world, so the Ministry of ...
Take part in Human Rights Week
In 2022 a new Dutch initiative is being launched: Human Rights Week will take place from 5 to 10 December. What are human rights? ...
Human Rights Tulip 2022: this is the shortlist
Each year the Ministry of Foreign Affairs awards a human rights defender somewhere in the world a prize: the Human Rights Tulip. ...
‘My government, my pride’ – Foreign Affairs joins canal parade for equal rights LGBTIQ+
This year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is joining other ministries and government organisations in hosting the Dutch ...
Violence against women and girls worldwide: what action is the Netherlands taking?
Read what the Netherlands is doing for women and girls around the world, and why.
Transgender people in Argentina and Colombia fight for equal rights
To mark Transgender Day of Visibility on 31 March, the Dutch embassies in Argentina and Colombia are showing how they and their ...
Gender equality for a sustainable future
During International Women’s Day 2022 Pascalle Grotenhuis and Aniek Moonen talk about the strengths of women and young people in ...
Human Rights Day: what can embassies do?
Working through its embassies, the Netherlands promotes human rights and supports human rights activists wherever it can. But ...
Human rights under pressure globally in 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic
The Human Rights Report 2020 gives a detailed account of the results of Dutch human rights policy.