Human Rights

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The WCIA wants to get people thinking, talking, and taking action on important global issues. One of our values is the protection of human rights, so we are running events and getting involved in campaigns to celebrate human rights.

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What are human rights and why are they important?

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Human Rights grant freedom, justice and peace to every human being. The United Nations agreed that everybody is born free and has to be treated equally and with dignity.

Human rights are the foundation of peaceful international relationships. Read more

The right to seek asylum

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One human right is the right to seek asylum from persecution (Article 14) in every country.

With the number of people seeking santuary higher than ever, the need to provide refuge is vital. We joined the Refugees Welcome Campaign last year and also support the City of Sanctuary movement, for Wales to be a country of hospitality and welcome.

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Latest Events

  • 16/06/2018 11:00
    Human Library Cardiff / Human Library Cardiff
    Challenge stereotypes and hear fascinating stories at Cardiff's Human ...

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  • 13/07/2018 11:00
    Health in Africa - Shared Learning Event / Hub Cymru Africa & Wales for Africa Health Links Network
    This shared learning event will bring together people with an interest...

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  • 13/07/2018 15:30
    David Nott Lecture - My experiences practising surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa / Hub Cymru Africa & Wales for Africa Health Links Network
    Join last year's winner of the St David's Award for International...

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  • 15/09/2018 11:00
    Human Library / Human Library Cardiff
    Challenge stereotypes and hear fascinating stories at Cardiff's Human ...

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