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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    Abortion rights in The Netherlands – EHF stands by Dutch humanists 11/18/2019

    Over the course of November, everyone in The Netherlands will receive an anti-abortion brochure in their mailbox. In it, women who want an abortion are portrayed as thoughtless and in need of help, as if they could not make an informed choice by themselves. The European Humanist Federation (EHF) and its Member Humanistisch Verbond (Dutch […]

    Humanists present Freedom of Thought Report 2019 in the European Parliament 11/14/2019

    On 13 November, the European Humanist Federation took part in the first Article 17 event organised in the new parliamentary session, which took place at the European Parliament and was devoted to “The Humanist Contribution to European Society”. During this round-table, our friends of Humanists International (HI) launched the Freedom of Thought Report 2019. HI […]

    The EHF takes part in the conference on the 10th anniversary of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights 11/14/2019

    On 12 November, The European Humanist Federation (EHF) attended the conference “Making the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights a Reality for All”, organised by the European Commission, the Finnish Presidency of the Council and the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). The conference was the occasion to celebrate the 10 years of the entry into […]