FIAN Has An Impact
- FIAN prevents forced evictions
- FIAN accelerates the distribution of land to the landless
- FIAN contributes to fair working conditions
- FIAN empowers women to get access to and control over land, seeds and water
- FIAN initiates new mechanisms for improved protection of the right to food
- FIAN ensures that school children get midday meals
Although the Committee recognizes recent legislative endeavors by the country vis-a-vis women, it lists significant shortcomings.
Civil society organizations demand to stop land grabbing by the Agro-industrial Company Socfin and to protect the human rights of the communities.
Welcoming the adoption of the first international instrument to address the rights of rural women holistically, FIAN International examines the core elements related to the human right to food and nutrition contained in the General Recommendation No. 34.
Although the Philippine Government has showed commitment to fast-track the land distribution, the process has yet to be finalized by giving land to all farmer beneficiaries and providing support services.
Despite the EU’s pro-business attempts to derail the talks, discussions at the first UN IGWG session were enriching and fruitful.
Expropriation bill enables community to return to its ancestral lands after over twenty years of struggle and resistance
Joint civil society statement: World Bank forced to admit failings on controversial human rights scandal
The World Bank has been forced to backtrack on a controversial investment in Corporación Dinant, a palm oil company implicated in serious human rights abuses in Honduras.
Between December 1-6, 2013, FIAN International has conducted a visit to monitor the implementation of the judgments issued by the Court for Children and Adolescents in Zacapa, Guatemala, in relation to the right to food and other human rights of five malnourished children from four families of Camotán.
Global Governments are called to follow Maastricht Principles as part of their Extraterritorial Obligations (ETOs)
16 July 2013 , Heidelberg – A juvenile judge declared the Guatemalan state responsible for breach of economic, social and cultural rights by failing to ensure the right to food of five undernourished children from four families living in the villages of Camotán, Guatemala.