For decades, attempts to strengthen women's rights in Afghanistan have rivaled headwinds from religious and conservative groups. Since the Taliban took power in September 2021, the rights of Afghan women have been increasingly restricted, contrary to the Taliban's promises during the opening days. We will engage with selected speakers to hear first-hand experiences of those affected, receive analysis of the situation from academics, and hear from NGOs about how to move forward.

We are delighted that another successful and exciting round of the "FAU Human Rights Talks" took place as a Zoom event on 4 and 6 February. A group of motivated students had the opportunity to discuss with human rights experts on the topic “The Human, the Company, the People? Divergent Concepts of H...

The Human Rights Talks of winter term 2020/2021 will deal with the divergent concepts of human rights-holders as developed in the case law of the Human Rights Courts and Commissions in Africa, the Americas and Europe. Apply now!