Humanism is an ethical worldview affirming that individuals have the right and responsibility to give meaning and shape to their own lives. Deeply committed to the protection of Human Rights, humanism defends the right for everyone to choose their beliefs, values and lifestyles, subject only to them not interfering with other people’s rights.
The Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) of Cyprus is preaching hate and blatant lies against atheism in an effort to keep school children away from non-religious points of view. According to a high-school textbook and teachers’ online material available at MoEC’s website, atheists are ‘immoral, selfish and sinful’. The material also encourages students to […]
On 5 December, the Commissioner for Human Right of the Council of Europe, Mr. Nils Muižnieks released a report on women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in Europe. The document provides an overview of the obligation of European countries under international and European laws in terms of women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. […]
The 2017 Freedom of Thought Report is out! 12/05/2017
Today, the International Humanist and Ethical Union published its yearly Freedom of Thought Report, an outstanding account of the situation of freedom of thought in the world. The report, the 7th of its kind, is broken down into countries and for each country a number of elements are analyzed such as the constitution, family law, […]