Civil Society Groups Band Together to End Racism


credit: The Guardian

Civil society groups have assembled to petition 10,000 signatures insisting that the government should sanction the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD).

The 10,000-signatured petition will be submitted to Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. ICERD is a United Nations convention that dedicates itself to eradicate racial discrimination and promote racial equality.

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Federal Programs Related to - Ethnic Groups' Rights & Racial Equality

Programs that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of one or more specific ethnic or racial groups or individuals who share a common national origin. Racial Equality; Native American Rights; Hispanic Rights; Latino Rights; Asian American Rights

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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