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Advancing the rights of women with disabilities and elderly women part of women’s rights advocacy

Women’s empowerment must be inclusive of women with disabilities and elderly women

Afar and Amhara Regions: Report on Violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law in Afar and Amhara Regions of Ethiopia Published

Strong commitment of all actors indispensable to obtain justice for victims and rehabilitation of areas affected by the conflict

Gender Equality and Human Rights

Gender Equality refers to the right to equality and non-discrimination between men and women in all spheres. It is a fundamental human rights principle that every individual shall be equal before the law and shall be entitled to equal protection of the law without distinction of any kind.

From March 8 to March 8: A look back at a year of EHRC’s work on Women’s Rights!

To mark International Women’s Day 2022, here is an overview of the Commission’s advocacy messages on women’s rights from March 8, 2021 to March 8, 2022.

Ensuring integration of gender issues across all of EHRC’s activities

The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched a Gender Core Team on March 1, 2022 with the objective of revitalizing already ongoing initiatives of mainstreaming gender in key processes and systems.

Safeguarding the Rights of Human Rights Defenders in Ethiopia through the Implementation of the Marrakech Declaration

Human rights defenders can be of any gender, age, or background. To be a human rights defender, a person can act to address any human right (or rights) on behalf of individuals or groups.

National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) key to ensuring promotion and protection of migrants’ rights: IGAD Working Group on Migration and Human Rights Meeting

The Working Group is an experience sharing platform that brings together National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) member states

Congratulations Belain Gebremedhin!

“Although our Commission will be missing one of its dedicated right hands, we are confident of Belain Gebremedhin’s invaluable contribution to the newly established institution both as a human rights expert and as an avid advocate for persons with disability and older persons.”

EHRC monitoring civilian displacement in Amhara, Afar regions

“As of February 16, 2020, some 920 households are said to have reached Semera where they are seeking protection and humanitarian assistance.”

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መንግሥት የሲቪል ሰዎችን ደኅንነት የማስጠበቅ ግዴታውን በአግባቡ መወጣት ይኖርበታል

#Ethiopia #Oromia #HumanRightsForAll https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OF2Ishms_s2dTmyosQCNr3Iv7AME-5bE/view?usp=sharing

ዛሬ የምልክት ቋንቋዎች ቀን በዓለም አቀፍ ደረጃ ይከበራል። የምልክት ቋንቋን የሥራ ቋንቋ ማድረግ መስማት ለተሳናቸው ዜጎች ሰብአዊ መብቶች መከበር ትልቅ አስተዋጽኦ ይኖረዋል።

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Representatives of political parties’ joint council, @EthioHRC , @USAIDEthiopia, CSOs and other government institutions are reflecting on the draft assessment. Once the comments are incorporated, @CECOE will avail the assessment report both in print and online versions.

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (@EthioHRC) Public Statement on the Report of the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on #Ethiopia (ICHREE)

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#HRConcept of the Week: Sign Language & Human Rights

#Ethiopia: States Parties shall enable persons with disabilities to learn life & social dev. skills to facilitate their full & equal participation as members of the community.

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Commissioner Rakeb Messele Aberra, Deputy Chief Commissioner @EthioHRC gives a keynote address on why displacement is a global crisis, why it hasn’t been addressed & what durable solutions can be implored to address it

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‹‹ቢያንስ 346 ሰዎች ከህግ ውጭ፣ በተለይም እና በዋነኝነት በትግራይ ሀይሎች የተገደሉ መሆናቸውን ተመልክተናል›› ዳንኤል በቀለ፣ የኢሰመኮ ዋና ኮሚሽነር – ኢቲቪ ዜና

በጦርነቱ ተሳታፊ በሆኑ ሁሉም ኃይሎች የተፈጸሙ ጥሰቶች ላይ ተጠያቂነትን የማረጋገጥ የመጀመሪያው ኃላፊነት በመንግሥት ላይ የሚወድቅ መሆኑን ኮሚሽኑ አስታውሷል

Ethiopia faces litany of human rights abuses – Deutsche Welle

Human rights were among the first casualties of the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia. While both sides continue to accuse each other of atrocities, independent organizations find it increasingly difficult to monitor abuses.

Ambush and reprisals in Ethiopia kill 64 – rights body – Reuters

The previously unreported attack occurred on March 2 in Metekel, in the Benishangul-Gumuz region, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said.

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Areas of Work

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is an independent federal state body established as per the Federal Constitution and reporting to the House of People’s Representatives as a national human rights institution with the mandate for promotion and protection of human rights.