117 human rights organizations based in 41 countries around the world, working in the fields of health and human rights write to urgently voice concern over the arrest and trial of men in Egypt for alleged homosexual conduct, apparently based on the men's suspected HIV serostatus.
The purpose of this guide is to explain why it is necessary to ground health workforce planning in human rights, and how to develop a plan that does just that.
President Bush has shown great compassion and leadership in founding the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or Pepfar. When historians look back at his administration, they will see that he saved at least a million lives.
Human Rights Groups Urge Secretary of State Rice to Call on Pakistan to Restore Independent Judiciary and Lift Media Restrictions
On December 21, 2007, the Human Rights Leadership Coalition, of which PHR is a member, sent a letter urging Secretary Rice and President Bush to unequivocally call for the restoration of an independent judiciary in Pakistan and the lifting of restrictions on the media, particularly television.
Peru's persistently high maternal mortality ratio, the second highest in South America, dramatically illustrates systemic inequities that ravage the overall society and in turn reflect systematic violations of human rights and vast disparities in the health care system.