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    EHF signs statement of solidarity with Polish women 03/23/2018

    Women’s sexual and reproductive rights are once more under attack in Poland! Indeed, a new drastic law on abortion is about to be put in front of the Parliament. It’s effect would be an almost complete ban of abortion in Poland, a country that already has one of the most restrictive laws in Europe. This […]

    Application to the Henri La Fontaine Price is now open 03/07/2018

    The applications for the 2018 Henri La Fontaine Prize for Humanism are open with a deadline for application until 15 June. The Prize was created by the Foundation Henri La Fontaine in memory of Henri Lafontaine who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1913. Henri Lafontaine was an international law expert who chose the path […]

    EHF signs solidarity statement to Hungarian NGOs 03/06/2018

    On 13 February, the Hungarian government released a new set of bills targeting Civil Society Organisations working on migration. These bills – referred to as the “STOP SOROS” package – follow last year’s bill on NGOs that required NGOs that received over 24,000 € funding from abroad to register on a specific list and publically […]