Yearly Archives: 2013

BLOG: 38 Most Fascinating Moments Of 2013

2013 is a year in IOGT history filled with great successes and fantastic accomplishments. As it comes to an end, it’s time to reflect, remember and cherish those moments of glory and to express thanks and appreciation to everyone involved…

BLOG: Enemies Of Human Rights Are Gearing Up

The global achievements in Human Rights protection and promotion over the last 50 years, are today under attack by aggressive corporations. Abusing free trade agreements, these corporations seek to undermine Human Rights accomplishments, in order to make it harder for governments to regulate harmful products and often-unethical operations.

BLOG: Calling Time On European Alcohol And Health Forum

Active has decided to leave the EAHF together with a number of other civil society organizations, in disappointment about the European Commission’s efforts concerning a new and improved EU Alcohol Strategy…

BLOG: Media Need To Shape Up For Drug Prevention

In the face of the ever-increasing aggressive alcohol marketing and the ever increasing failure of Indian media outlets to address alcohol harm adequately and consistently, loom large now that we celebrate another international observance…

BLOG: We Are Human First And Women Second

A deeply personal account on the scorn gender-based violence: “Then of course the paranoia hit. I felt very vulnerable and petrified all the time for about five months after the incident…
“We need to live in world where a person wo/man is free to decide to go out to take a walk/run at midnight without feeling insecure. We need to live in a world where women are free to move without feeling endangered. We need to take back our streets, our homes, our world from would-be attackers…”