HUMANISM STANDS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

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.

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  • UN Report Finds 45% of Women Do Not Have Right to Bodily Autonomy

    The United Nations sexual health and reproductive health agency has published a report that finds that about 45% of women in this world do not have the right to their own body.  Bodily autonomy, like any form of personal autonomy, is an important part of the Humanist philosophy. The UN report defined bodily autonomy as […]
  • Reject the nomination of Aleksander Stępkowski as a preferred candidate for the European Court of Human Rights

    The EHF strongly condemns the Polish nomination of Aleksander Stępkowski as a preferred candidate for the European Court of Human Rights.  Stępkowski is a lawyer and the founder of Ordo Iuris, an extremist Catholic organisation, which has worked on fighting against the rights of women and the LGBTQ community in Poland.  The protection of Human […]
  • International Women’s Day 2021

      The fight for women’s rights is of course every day, but today especially let us celebrate the accomplishments of women, while also discussing the many things still left to be accomplished. From the right to education to the right bodily autonomy, the human rights of women are especially under attack around the world on […]

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    EHF General Assembly 2020 10/17/2020

    After being postponed earlier in the year, and moving fully online, the EHF General Assembly finally took place November 7, 2020.  With the fully going online of the GA, came new challenges. To ensure that the GA would run as smoothly as possible, the event was split up into two parts. The correspondence GA took […]

    UN Report Finds 45% of Women Do Not Have Right to Bodily Autonomy 04/15/2021

    The United Nations sexual health and reproductive health agency has published a report that finds that about 45% of women in this world do not have the right to their own body.  Bodily autonomy, like any form of personal autonomy, is an important part of the Humanist philosophy. The UN report defined bodily autonomy as […]

    Reject the nomination of Aleksander Stępkowski as a preferred candidate for the European Court of Human Rights 04/08/2021

    The EHF strongly condemns the Polish nomination of Aleksander Stępkowski as a preferred candidate for the European Court of Human Rights.  Stępkowski is a lawyer and the founder of Ordo Iuris, an extremist Catholic organisation, which has worked on fighting against the rights of women and the LGBTQ community in Poland.  The protection of Human […]

    International Women’s Day 2021 03/08/2021

      The fight for women’s rights is of course every day, but today especially let us celebrate the accomplishments of women, while also discussing the many things still left to be accomplished. From the right to education to the right bodily autonomy, the human rights of women are especially under attack around the world on […]