Mary Robinson

Monday evening, I walked alongside Nelson Mandela's wife Graca Machel, businessman and philanthropist Richard Branson and
all women everywhere I have a little daughter who always counts the number of girl superheros on telly. Unfortunately, female action heros are still outnumbered in children's cartoons however in real life this is happily not the case.
Today, I have hope. A person who grew up in the countryside of Ireland and yet may have unwittingly met two US Presidents understands that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in our philosophy.To paraphrase Harvey Milk, for today, I 'gotta give [myself] Hope'.
Recently, Australia had the dubious honour of being labelled the 'nanny state capital of the world.' While places around
Historical events linger across generations with sometimes lethal consequences but dispassionate revisionism with new insights, facts and reflections - good history in short - can scotch potent myths and consign running sores to the past, as has been the case with troubled Anglo-Irish relations, and could be for Kurdistan.
From supporting LGBT rights to fighting for climate justice, Mary Robinson has never been afraid to demand change.
NEW YORK -- Former US President Jimmy Carter has decried Israel’s recent offensive against Gaza, saying Netanyahu’s state
The movement for transparency and openness in government took decisive steps forward last week. As lead co-chair of the Open Government Partnership, the UK hosted the first ministerial level meeting in Britain of this growing international initiative. But this meeting wasn't just symbolically significant. We put in place key measures that will help move the OGP from fine words to accountable actions.