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On Human Rights Day, 10 December, we review the issues in...

Every year the international community observes 10 December as Human Rights Day, marking the day...

Ways to help stop violence against women

Violence against women is a major problem in societies around the world. It occurs in different forms, and to different...

International Day for Tolerance, 16 November

Imagine you grew up and spent your whole life in a society with a common religion, language, customs and traditions,...

Feminism History and Oman

The feminist movement has become a distinctive feature of the world today. Even countries with a long history of...

The ‘Paris Principles’ and the Oman Human Rights Commission

The Oman Human Rights Commission was established by Royal Decree in 2008.  At the time,...

International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October

On 11 October each year since 2012 the world has celebrated the United Nations’ International Day...

Oman and the UN Human Rights Council: 24 Years of Little...

James Tarik Marriott (@jtamarriott)— a freelance writer who previously studied Middle East Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)...

Oman and the UN Human Rights Council: 24 Years of Little...

James Tarik Marriott (@jtamarriott)— a freelance writer who previously studied Middle East Politics at the School of Oriental and African...

Violence against women in Oman: What is it, and how does...

Are you completely free to choose your own lifestyle? Can you live or move to somewhere independent...

International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2020 – Oman

According to the United Nations, democracy is “a fundamental building block for peace, sustainable development and human rights”.