Tag Archives: Discrimination

Taking Steps to Reduce Violence Against Persons with Albinism

New York, N.Y. United Nations human rights expert Ikponwosa Ero called upon government representatives gathered in New York for the General Assembly to take swift action to end a growing problem of violence and severe discrimination against people with albinism. Independent Expert on Albinism Ikponwosa Ero. Photo: OHCHR/Christine Wambaa. Ms. Ero is the first Independent […]

Read More 0 Comments

On Albinism Awareness Day, Ban Called to End Discrimination

New York, N.Y.  United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all countries to end the discrimination that threatens the wellbeing, health and even the lives of people with albinism, and to provide programmes that will enable them to play a full part in society. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh. “I call on all countries and stakeholders […]

Read More 0 Comments

NYC Public Advocate Triumphs Over Discriminatory Landlord

New York, N.Y. In a letter to constituents today, New York City Public Advocate Letitia James wrote of the City of New York/s recent victory against a landlord for civil rights violations. She writes: Every New Yorker – regardless of income, race, gender, ethnicity, age, language, disability, or sexual orientation – is equal, and should […]

Read More 0 Comments

First ‘Davos’ for Women’s International Development in NYC

New York, N.Y.  I met Cecilia Attias, former First Lady of France and founder and executive chair of the Cecilia Attias Foundation for It was extraordinarily successful – and focused on producing more than just rhetoric.  Women at the event and was particularly impressed by her passion and global vision. The first annual Dialogue for […]

Read More 0 Comments

Dancing Desire: Rovaco Dance Company Presents KAMA (Review)

Largest Festival of Colors in Jersey City & Hoboken This Weekend

10 Things Not to Miss at WonderWorks Myrtle Beach

10 Ways to Keep the Family Physically and Mentally Active This Summer

Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

‘Luce 24 Under 24’ Summer Soirée Set for July 24 at the China Institute