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UNICEF focuses on ending child marriage on the International Day of the Girl Child

On the first International Day of the Girl Child, UNICEF and partners are highlighting joint efforts to end child marriage – a fundamental human rights violation that impacts all aspects of a girl’s life. “The International Day of the Girl…

“Peace Is”

From Athens, on the International Day for Peace, a significant day for the most profound expectations of all humans, we have the honor to announce the names of the winner’s photographers contest known as “Peace Is” for both categories: Category…

Peace is…

The fourth international photo contest “Peace Is” was successfully completed on July 31. In that lasted 4 months, the competition website www.eirinieinai.gr was visited by over 11,000 unique visitors from around the world. 1500 images, 275 photographers from 53 countries,…

2,000 gather in New York for a Vigil Organized By The Sikh Community

Yesterday night, New Yorkers mobilized themselves beyond expectation, with more than 2,000 people from diverse communities, gathering for an interfaith vigil in Union Square. The effort, supported by various religious leaders, was part of a nationally coordinated remembrance of the…

Finally the Higgs Particle!

This is what the scientists say and it is CERN that announced the finding of the most sought-after elementary particle of recent decades, the Higgs boson, opening the doors to the subatomic world. Although other experts are more cautious: what has been registered indicates what could be the signature of the Higgs particle, such is science, very careful.

Jujuy: Ceremony of Inti Raymi ushers in new vision

Friends of the Humanist Movement and Silo’s message took a bus from Argentina’s Buenos Aires to Jujuy to accompany the Tupac Amaru in their celebrations of Inti Raymi. They joined together to absorb the force and energy of the winter solstice solar rays, of Tata Inti – Father Sun, while giving thanks for all the good that had happened while discarding all the bad.

Humanist Movement Nepal in Happy Day March

Following the World March, when organisers and friends of the Humanist Movement made it to Nepal and that took place from 2009 to 2010, plus, with the start of the building of Nepal’s model of a Parks of Study and Reflection, at Panauti, the influence on this small town is seen at this cultural event where most of the town enjoyed a literary day of poems and partying.

Africa: End discrimination against LGBTI on international day against homophobia

Discrimination and persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in South Africa and Cameroon must be halted, Amnesty International said as activists around the world mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Instances of harassment, discrimination, persecution, violence and murders … (read more)…

Celebrating 43 years of the launch of the Humanist Movement

Humanists everywhere across the Earth celebrated yet another anniversary of the emergence of the Humanist Movement, launched on May 4, 1969, with public presentations and in particular that by its founder, Silo, a harangue known as “The Healing of Suffering”. This was given in the Andes, in Punta de Vacas, near the border between Argentina and Chile. A declaration follws:

Bangladesh-Japan: Bridging worlds

The Kansai-Bangladesh Project (KBP) works to create sustainable programmes with local people in Bangladesh. It is run by Sachiko Matsunaga-Jack with the support of David Jack, who has a similar organisation,Fieldwork. The couple have been active in Bangladesh for many years now and have concentrated on indigenous groups support and encouragement, plus environmental affairs.

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