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.
Today the world celebrates the centenary of the end of WWI. During the past four years of studies, celebrations and commemorations, a parallel was often drawn between our time and the years preceding the outburst of that war. Indeed, the nationalist and populist wave we are witnessing shows sinister similarities. The most striking and worrying […]
People may remember that on 10 October Pope Francis made one of his harshest criticisms about abortion when he declared that abortion is like “hiring a contract killer to resolve the problem.” This stigmatizing declaration is at odds with the reality of hundreds of millions of women around the world, including Catholic women who are […]
Some will remember that a few months back, we reported about the Science Calendar, a wonderful achievement of our Romanian members. This story amazed our Scottish members so much that they decided to replicate project. The original story Back then, we talked to Monica Belițoiu, Chief Executive of our member organisation Asociatia Secular-Umanista din România (ASUR). She […]