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  “We commit ourselves to work zealously with women and children, especially those who are trafficked, forced to migrate or oppressed by abject poverty”


    The year 2016 started with several activities at the UN-Geneva. The Committee on the Rights of the Child , which is the body of 18 Independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties held the 71st Session from January 11 to 29. The following countries were reviewed: Senegal, France, Ireland, Peru and Kenya. Peru was also reviewed on t....
    During these two last weeks on the Human Rights Course, I had an internal battle in my heart trying to understand the International Humanitarian Law, or the law of armed conflict. The International Human Rights Law and humanitarian law impose clear obligations on States during war, to all parties of non-international conflicts on the treatment and protection of all persons in their custody. Detainees must be treated ....
    How can I connect vulnerable people to the Human Rights in the United Nations system? This ‘selfie’ reflects my experience at the Human Rights Course in Geneva.  One of the goals is to extend our knowledge and to get more ideas to answer the questions that were arising in our minds and hearts:  "What can I do?" ; "How can I do it?" ; and, " How can I connect vulnerable ....
       Malaysia is a destination country and to a lesser extent a source and transit country of victims of human trafficking. The US Department of State’s Trafficking In Persons Report ranked Malaysia on the Tier 2 Watchlist from 2010 to 2013. During the four years, as  the situation of human trafficking did not improve in Malaysia, it was automatically downgraded to Tier 3 in 2014. Malaysia was h....
    Winifred speaks about the United Nations - the place where she is engaged in ministry - as gospel space. She says that every aspect of the brokeness of humanity and the brokeness of the world itself gets discussed at the UN including how climate change is affecting the earth and the danger that we may actually destroy ourselves. “I think about today’s issues in terms of the life of Jesus, and how Jesus w....

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    An NGO in consultative status with ECOSOC

    The Congregation of our lady of charity  of the Good Shepherd became affiliated with the United Nations as a Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) in consultative status with ECOSOC in November 1996.

     The purpose of this affiliation is to further our mission of reconciliation, particularly in its orientation toward girls and women. Through this means of collaboration we work to bring about change in whatever conditions condemn others to a marginalized life. Through our affiliation with the goals of the UN, we seek to extend mercy to the poor and to the oppressed, awakening our world to the dignity and value of each person

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