Joining forces to promote SOGI rights
Watch our short animation ‘Beyond Tolerance’ about how NHRIs can promote and protect Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights.
COVID-19 and Human Rights
Responses to the human rights impact of COVID-19 from National Human Rights Institutions, and other human rights bodies.
Freedom of Expression, Association and Peaceful Assembly
Effective protection of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly helps foster a culture of open democracy, enables non-violent participation in public affairs, and invigorates discussions on important issues.
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
It is a fundamental right of every person to be treated equally and to live a life free from discrimination and persecution.
Sport and Human Rights
Sport occupies an important place in all of our lives. It is a key pillar of education that unites us through its promotion of dignity, respect and fair play.
Business and Human Rights
Business and Human Rights is fast becoming a vital area of work for National Human Rights Institutions.
Monitoring Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review
Monitoring a State’s performance of its international human rights obligations is an important way that national human rights institutions (NHRIs) promote and protect human rights.
About Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions
Find out more about us and our network of 46 organisations, all of which have a mandate to protect, promote and improve human rights.
Mind the Gap: Pay Equity and the Gender Pay Gap
To ensure women are treated fairly in the workplace, emphasis is now being placed on compulsory reporting of gender pay gaps to drive compliance from companies.
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Since the start of the #COVID19 pandemic NHRIs worldwide have played a critical role in monitoring human rights, collecting vital data about the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups, and providing advice and guidance on human rights and COVID-19 to citizens and governments. https://t.co/zDaVoTMHXx