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Islamabad: A Hindu woman, who also became the first female senator from the Dalit community in Pakistan, has found a place in the BBC's  100 inspiring and influential women list. more
Canada witnesses 5% rise in hate crime in 2015, says govt statistics

Ottawa, June 14 (Just Earth News): Hate crimes rose by 5% in Canada in 2015, largely due to an increase in incidents targeting certain religious and ethno-cultural groups, specifically the M ...

Mumbai woman allegedly denied flat for being Muslim

Mumbai, May 27 (JEN) In an alleged case of religious discrimination, a Mumbai woman has claimed that she was denied a flat for being a Muslim.

Senior UN, European Union relief officials urge protection for vulnerable people in Central African Republic

New York, Feb 16 (JEN) Senior UN, European Union relief officials urge protection for vulnerable people in Central African Republic.

World conference to dominate 2014 session on indigenous issues

New York, May 23 (JEN): Calls for the full, equal and effective participation by the world’s 370 million indigenous peoples in the upcoming, first-ever World Conference devoted to the ...

UN urges targeted action for deprived minorities

New York, Mar 20 (JEN): With greater international and national attention to their plight, disadvantaged minorities – often among the world’s most economically, politically and ...

Myanmar: UN urges efforts to curb anti-Muslim sentiment

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): The United Nations expert on Myanmar Friday cautioned that the situation in Rakhine State is feeding a winder anti-Muslim narrative in the country which threatens the ...