2019 is off to a great start for the Edmund Rice Advocacy Network (ERAN) in East Africa with the training of volunteers and staff on child protection and safeguarding, and the training of teachers on Human Rights for Schools.
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.