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    The science calendar: a success story by our Romanian members 07/12/2018

    Ever wondered if you share your birthday with a famous scientist or whether an important discovery, invention or scientific feat was achieved on the day and month you were born? In Romania, you can easily check this everyday on the Science Calendar developed by our member organisation Asociatia Secular-Umanista din România (ASUR). For each day […]

    From 2016 to today: Polish women’s fight for their right to choose 07/06/2018

    On 2 July 2018, Polish women had to mobilize once more against a draft bill threatening to curb further their already limited right to choose over their own bodies. This is an ongoing struggle, and the last effort to stop the anti-choice groups happened on 23 March 2018. What followed was a powerful march in […]

    EHF President Giulio Ercolessi on the state of Europe 07/04/2018

    On 21 June 2018, the European Humanist Federation held its General Assembly in Nuremberg, Germany. At this occasion, EHF President Giulio Ercolessi made a welcoming speech looking back to the political developments of the last years. He drew a bittersweet picture of a Europe where progressives win battles on a regular basis but where the […]