A coalition of Irish NGOs launched their campaign to reform the Electoral Act, which they say is stifling civil society by prohibiting international funding and domestic donations of over €2,500.
Women who are pregnant or mothering shouldn't need to choose between family and education. Now they will no longer need to in the Netherlands.
The decision confirms earlier rulings by national courts, which found that Swiss authorities had acted properly in fining Muslim parents who kept their daughters at home in order to avoid mixed swimming lessons.
The leader of France's far-right National Front party, Marine Le Pen, has proposed that immigrant children who stay in France illegally should be refused places in schools. Le Pen tries to justify the proposal by...
Student mothers and pregnant students in the Netherlands depend on the goodwill of professors to be able to complete their studies. It's time that the government steps up and implements solutions to protect their right to education.
New asylum laws have been in force in Germany since the end of October. The new regulations should help speed up the asylum process, but serious human rights issues, including overcrowding in temporary shelters, persist.
Despite a Turkish law that enables Syrian children to enjoy education in Turkey, over 400,000 Syrian children do not attend school. Among others, this is due to the language barrier, integration problems, lack of...
Czech Roma children are still grouped into schools for the mentally disabled, despite a Court of Human Rights ruling from seven years ago that declared the practice illegal.
A recent Hungarian court ruling demonstrated how to act against exclusion and racism by means of law. The judgment of the Budapest Court of Appeal held that it was unlawful to segregate Roma children in the public...
Czech Ombudsman Anna Šabatová has one important experience from the communist era: as a dissenter, she experienced being a minority citizen of the society.