All Rights All Around the World (Jan. 8, 2011)

A daily digest highlighting events around the world.

Human Rights Education introduced in Nursing Training Colleges
Ghana News Agency
Preview: “The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is piloting Human Rights Education Programmes in some selected Nurses and Midwives Training Colleges in the country aimed at reducing the abuse of patients’ rights in accessing health care.”

Human rights in HIV
The Star
Preview: “The protection of human rights is key in the efforts to control the HIV epidemic.”
Related: Positive rights (The Star), People living with HIV tell their story (The Observer)

State Dept steps back on gender-neutral parentage
AP
Preview: “In a bid to forestall a backlash from congressional conservatives, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has ordered the State Department to amend a bureaucratic change that would have replaced the terms ‘mother’ and ‘father’ with the gender-neutral term ‘parent’ in reports of overseas births.”
Related: Gender Neutral Passports Coming Soon‎ (Gather.com), On Passports, Mother and Father Will Soon Be ‘Parent 1’ and ‘Parent 2’‎ (Politics Daily), Parent One, Parent Two to replace references to mother, father on passport forms (The Washington Post)

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