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Avon Cosmetics Company Leads Charge on Criminalising Domestic Violence in Hungary

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Hungarian politicians are drafting the country’s first law criminalising domestic violence, a move that received support from an
unlikely source: a cosmetics company.

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EU Court Throws Out NGO Funding Case Brought by Israel-Based Group

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- EU court throws out NGO funding case brought by Israel-based group Article posted on JTA By Marcy Oster 24 December 2012 JERUSALEM (JTA) – The European Court of Justice threw out a lawsuit filed nearly three years ago against the …

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New Law Draft Submitted to Relieve the Trust Crisis in Chinese Charity Organizations

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A new law draft, aiming to enhance the transparency of the charity sector, which was rocked by scandal last summer, has been submitted to the State Council for further review, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) yesterday.

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(US) New York Looks to Reform Laws Governing Nonprofits

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The legislation, the Nonprofit Revitalization Act, “represents the most comprehensive reform to New York’s nonprofit laws in decades,” Schneiderman’s office said in a news release.

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Civil Society in the UK Join Forces to advise the Government on Implementation of New European Directives

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Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO said: “We have a key opportunity to share ideas and work closely with the government to identify persistent problems in legislation and practice, and to find solutions for a more effective UK procurement market.”

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