Latest EHF news
- How to strenghten humanism in Eastern Europe? Young humanists meet in Bucharest for 3 days workshops29 April 2015
More than 60 young humanists gathered in Bucharest from 24 to 26 April to discuss the challenges faced by Eastern, Baltic, Caucasus and Southeastern countries regarding humanism and secularism. The EHF was pleased to support and contribute to this interactive event.
- 13 March 2015
In the wake of the Paris and Copenhagen killings and the murder of Avijit Roy, today at the UN Human Rights Council, the IHEU’s Head of Delegation to Council, Elizabeth O’Casey delivered a statement on the important relationship between freedom of expression and freedom of religion or belief (...)
- 11 March 2015
On 10 March, the European Parliament adopted the Tarabella report and committed to further actions towards gender equality in Europe. Importantly also, MEPs have clearly agreed that women must have control over their sexual and reproductive health and rights, including access to contraception, legal abortion and sexuality education. This is a reassuring move after the rejection of the Estrela report on SRHR in 2013.
- 6 March 2015
Joint Call from EHF and NGOs to support the Tarabella report on Equality between women and men in the EU
Latest European news
- 29 April 2015
Last November, Romania’s highest court ruled that students shouldn’t be required to submit a request to opt out of religion classes. Rather, it should go the other way it said (...)
- 23 April 2015
According to a recent study, the number of Poles who identify themselves as non-believers as doubles since 2005 (...)
- 4 February 2015
On 3 Feb, MPs voted in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man to prevent deadly diseases which are passed down by the mother only. This regulation triggered an intense ethical debate with concerns about "playing god" and lots of misinformation about "designer babies". Here is a good analysis to understand the issue.
- 4 February 2015
The bill, currently in its second reading, will render gender reassignment surgery a valid reason for sick leave and will give people the choice of not declaring their sex or gender identity on identification documents through the introduction of an ‘X’ marker. People will be able to change their legal identity without having to undergo gender reassignment surgery beforehand.