On January 23rd, the UN Human Rights Council reviewed Uruguay in the Universal Periodic Review. Defensoría Edmundo Rice presented a report for the Universal Periodic Review that addressed the problems related to the Human Rights of youth in Uruguay.
Today is International Women's Day, the annual global day to celebrate women and those working to promote equal rights. Edmund Rice Mission has been empowering women in projects around the world, including in the Education for Life programme in Eldoret, Kenya.
The Mary Rice Centre transforms the lives of many young people with physical and intellectual disabilities and their families living in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
The Mary Rice Centre provides education in basic learning skills, training in prevocational and vocational skills, therapy services and an outreach programme.