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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  • World Day Against Child Labour

    Child labour violates children’s rights. And children’s rights are human rights.  2021 is the International Yeah for the Elimination of Child Labour. Although numbers have been decreasing, 152 million children are currently still in child labour. Since the beginning of the pandemic, incomes for many families around the globe have plummeted – with a devastating result: child […]
  • June is Pride Month

    Unfortunately, in 2021 the world still needs pride month to raise awareness for the tremendous struggles and inequalities of the LGBTI community. But on a bright note: Pride month educates about ongoing social issues we must not stop talking about until we see global changes as LGBTI rights are human rights. Because of the historical relevance […]
  • New UN report: Ongoing “lethal disregard” in Mediterranean migration crisis

    During the month of May private sea rescue organizations rescued more than 600 people in the Mediterranean, all risking their lives in hope for a better one. The organization Sea-Watch rescued more than 450 people, SOS Méditerranée’s ship Ocean Viking another 236, who were brought ashore in the Sicilian town of Augusta. The fact that […]

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    June is Pride Month 06/04/2021

    Unfortunately, in 2021 the world still needs pride month to raise awareness for the tremendous struggles and inequalities of the LGBTI community. But on a bright note: Pride month educates about ongoing social issues we must not stop talking about until we see global changes as LGBTI rights are human rights. Because of the historical relevance […]

    General Assembly 2021 04/29/2021

    The EHF is happy to announce the 2021 General Assembly. This year’s GA will be fully online, similar to last year, with a Correspondence GA and a Zoom GA. To register your organisation for the GA, please click here. The Correspondence GA will run from May 10th till May 24th, and the Zoom GA will […]

    World Day Against Child Labour 06/11/2021

    Child labour violates children’s rights. And children’s rights are human rights.  2021 is the International Yeah for the Elimination of Child Labour. Although numbers have been decreasing, 152 million children are currently still in child labour. Since the beginning of the pandemic, incomes for many families around the globe have plummeted – with a devastating result: child […]

    New UN report: Ongoing “lethal disregard” in Mediterranean migration crisis 06/02/2021

    During the month of May private sea rescue organizations rescued more than 600 people in the Mediterranean, all risking their lives in hope for a better one. The organization Sea-Watch rescued more than 450 people, SOS Méditerranée’s ship Ocean Viking another 236, who were brought ashore in the Sicilian town of Augusta. The fact that […]