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Driving change: Marking 10 years of the UN’s disability convention

The UN’s landmark Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has been a catalyst for wide-ranging legal and policy changes across the EU. In recognition, the EU is marking the European Day of Persons with Disabilities by celebrating 10 years of the convention.

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Workshop to create a complaints mechanism in Frontex

National Human Rights Institutions are being invited to participate in a workshop which should help the European Boarder and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, establish and implement an individual complaint mechanism for the Agency.

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El Mundo: En España, tres mujeres denuncian violaciones cada día. Pero la violencia sexual está en todas partes. Es una pandemia mundial. La concienciación es la asignatura pendiente. ¿Saben los más jóvenes distinguir qué es una agresión sexual?
ANSA: In January-September 2016 had the highest number of incidents of threats against journalists and media outfits in the EU, a study by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights showed Thursday.