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Wednesday, November 8 2017
 
3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf

3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf, Budapest, Hungary

For more info, email golob@congressline.hu or visit http://wfdbudapest2017.com

Thursday, November 9 2017
 
3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf

3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf, Budapest, Hungary

For more info, email golob@congressline.hu or visit http://wfdbudapest2017.com

Friday, November 10 2017
 
3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf

3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf, Budapest, Hungary

For more info, email golob@congressline.hu or visit http://wfdbudapest2017.com

Monday, November 20 2017
 

Anniversary UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the most extensively ratified human rights treaty in the world. Adopted by the General Assembly on 20 November 1989.


More information at Unicef.org

Saturday, November 25 2017
 

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN


On December 171999, the UN General Assembly designated November 25 (the anniversary of the day of the murder of the Mirabal sisters, see below) as the annual date for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in commemoration of the sisters.




This day also marks the beginning of the 16 days of Activism against Gender Violence. The end of the 16 Days is December 10,International Human Rights Day.




Patria Mercedes MirabalMaria Argentina Minerva Mirabal and Antonia María Teresa Mirabal were natives of the Dominican Republic who fervently opposed the dictatorship of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo and were murdered because of their actions. A fourth sister, was not assassinated the day her sisters were. As of 2007, she currently lives in the Domican Republic. She works to preserve her sisters' memory through the 'Museo Hermanas Mirabal' in Salcedos de Macoris.



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