Review of the 7th Periodic Report of Tunisia

Minority Rights Group International, in partnership with Tunisian associations Mnemty and Unité dans la Diversité, has submitted a written contribution to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) ahead of the examination of periodic...

Fight against racial discrimination in Tunisia, work in progress: Regional consultation day in Medenine

As part of our advocacy work for the fight against racial discrimination in Tunisia, and on the occasion of the national day of commemoration of the abolition of slavery in Tunisia, which corresponds to 23 January 1846, we propose this video produced during the...

No Data IS Data: what existing but untapped disaggregated data tells us about inequalities in vaccination rates in the Global South

By Claire Thomas, Deputy Director at Minority Rights Group International  Data is critical. Policymakers cannot tackle the factors that result in people being left behind if they don’t know who those people are and the barriers that they face. In 2015, all UN member...

We are still saying that we should not be left out: Manase Ntutu on fighting for the rights of indigenous persons with disabilities

In this video, Manase Ntutu shares his journey from organizing persons with disabilities to fight for their rights at the county level in Kenya to being co-chair of the Indigenous Persons with Disabilities Global Network. Manase describes the challenges indigenous...

COP15: only a human rights-based approach will guarantee the newly agreed biodiversity targets, says Minority Rights Group International

COP15 closed yesterday with an agreement on a Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, comprising four goals and 23 targets to halt and reverse global biodiversity loss by 2030. While the wording of the Framework around indigenous peoples’ rights seems promising, the...

Unheard voices: disability and minorities and indigenous peoples in research

Recently, Minority Rights Group (MRG) and Land Body Ecologies (LBE) hosted a roundtable discussion on disability and minorities and indigenous peoples in health and social research. Speakers focused on the underrepresentation of indigenous, Black and Afro-descendant...

Les femmes sub-sahariennes en Tunisie, à l’intersection des discriminations

Click here to read this article in English. A l’occasion de la Journée internationale des migrants, nous partageons les expériences de quatre migrantes sub-sahariennes vivant en Tunisie : Rosalia, étudiante en droit, gabonaise. Elsie, étudiante en génie...

‘Nothing About Us Without Us’: Community curator Anis Aktar on intersectionality within UK’s Disability Rights Movement History

Anis Aktar is a community curator for the landmark exhibition ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’ at the People’s History Museum in Manchester. The exhibition officially launched on 16 November 2022 to mark the first day of UK Disability History Month. MRG’s Lauren Avery...

Said et Yarg : Cinq ans plus tard, qu’est-ce qui a changé ?

Click here to read this article in English Écrit par Menka Sandrasagren, Assistante Administrative à Minority Rights Group International Saïd Ould Salem est né en Mauritanie en 2000. Trois ans plus tard, sa mère donne naissance à son frère Yarg. Parce qu’ils...

Said and Yarg: Five years later, what has changed?

Cliquez ici pour lire cet article en français By Menka Sandrasagren, Administrative Assistant at Minority Rights Group International  In 2000, Said Ould Salem was born in Mauritania. Three years later, his mother gave birth to his brother Yarg. Because they belong to...

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