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August 21, 2018
BY: Gastón Chillier
Español

Shifting to local community funding is possible in Latin America, as a case in Argentina clearly shows. ...

 

August 16, 2018
BY: Isabel Laura Ebert
Français | Deutsch

Technology can help to prevent conflict, but it can also facilitate human rights abuses, and companies ...

 

August 16, 2018
BY: Katrin Kinzelbach & Janika Spannagel
Español | Français

Changing the way we document human rights abuses—such as paying more attention to soft repression—could ...

 

August 15, 2018
BY: Sherif Elsayed-Ali
Español | Français

A new set of principles—the Toronto Declaration—aims to put human rights front and centre in the development ...

 

August 14, 2018
BY: Todd Landman 

Abolitionism was arguably the first human rights movement, but historical waves of anti-slavery activism ...

 

August 9, 2018
BY: Molly Land & Theresa Harris
Español

Human rights researchers are seeking new ways to establish facts, creating new opportunities for collaboration ...

 

August 8, 2018
BY: Ivor Chipkin
Español

Powerful civil society coalitions have re-emerged in South Africa, using litigation, social mobilization, ...

 

August 7, 2018
BY: Dimitrina Petrova
Русский

Human rights NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe are facing increased hostility from governments and ...

 

August 2, 2018
BY: Erin Kitchell
Español

Legal empowerment can be transformative across a wide range of issues, which can sometimes make such ...

 

August 1, 2018
BY: Richard Wingfield
Español

The issue of content moderation in online platforms has been missing in debates on business and human ...

 

July 31, 2018
BY: Kathryn Sikkink
Español | Português

The frame of constant crisis has negative implications for human rights, especially when questions of ...

 

July 31, 2018
BY: Edwin Rekosh
Español

A wave of unjustified government regulation is threatening NGO operations, and proactive responses are ...

 

July 25, 2018
BY: Jonas Wolff
Español

Instead of letting governments define the terms, CSOs need to take “foreign agent” allegations seriously ...

 

July 24, 2018
BY: Khaled Mansour
العربية | Español

In the last few years, the Egyptian government has launched an unprecedented crackdown on civil society, ...

 

July 19, 2018
BY: Rafael Uzcátegui
Español

As elected governments increasingly launch power grabs and smear campaigns against their critics, NGOs ...

 

July 18, 2018
BY: Rayyan Dabbous

Trends in Google searches show that most internet users are interested in the human rights during crises ...

 

July 17, 2018
BY: Shreya Sen
हिन्दी

Legal empowerment enables poor and marginalized communities to be partners in development and decision-making, ...

 

July 12, 2018
BY: Liam Mahony

Although UN human rights bodies have criticized the persecution of the Rohingya, UN agencies inside ...

 

July 11, 2018
BY: Aryeh Neier
Español

Naming and shaming may be less important as a foreign policy tool to promote rights, but the careful ...

 

July 5, 2018
BY: Salil Shetty

Human rights have always been subject to efforts at misappropriation and manipulation for political ...

 

July 5, 2018
BY: Juan Auz
Español

Activism against environmental exploitation in Ecuador requires going up against titanic powers, and ...

 

June 29, 2018
BY: Brian Root  & Rachel Schmidt

Situations of inhumane treatment and abuses of power are where we need human rights the most, and the ...

 

June 28, 2018
BY: César Rodríguez-Garavito & Krizna Gomez
Español | العربية

With populist leaders stoking nationalism and violating basic rights, traditional advocacy strategies ...

 

June 27, 2018
BY: Emre Eren Korkmaz
Türkçe | Español

Many governments have released official strategies to promote AI systems leaving the public with few ...

 

June 27, 2018
BY: Michelle Lau-Burke & Callie Strickland

Technology can raise awareness and spark collective action, but it can also deepen gender divides and ...

 

June 27, 2018
BY: Marc Limon

The US said it quit the UN Human Rights Council because it couldn’t reform it – but though others share ...

 

June 26, 2018
BY: Dilek Kurban

Erdoğan will likely succeed in removing the only genuine political opposition in the Turkish Parliament. ...

 

June 26, 2018
BY: Scott Leckie
မြန်မာဘာသာ

Countries exposed to the worst impacts of climate change, like Myanmar, should consider establishing ...

 

June 21, 2018
BY: Jennifer Radloff
العربية | Français | Español

Strengthening the resilience of the women’s rights movement requires feminists to place digital security ...

 

June 20, 2018
BY: Samir Goswami
Español

We need to act upon the insights that we glean from AI: technology is not a replacement for the political ...

 

June 19, 2018
BY: Charu Lata Hogg
العربية | Français | Español

Ten years after sexual violence in war was officially recognized as a threat to peace and security, ...

 

June 14, 2018
BY: James Ron & José Kaire & Archana Pandya & Andrea Martínez
Español

Modest investments into local fundraising capacity could transform the global human rights community ...

 

June 12, 2018
BY: Steven L. B. Jensen
Français | Español

An expanding range of literature examines the effectiveness of national human rights institutions, and ...

 

June 6, 2018
BY: Ronald R. Krebs & James Ron

A new law in Israel seeks to stigmatize NGOs that receive foreign funding—but evidence suggests that ...

 

May 31, 2018
BY: Gulika Reddy

Donors, organizations and staff in the peacebuilding and human rights fields need to talk about the ...

 

May 29, 2018
BY: Ignacio Saiz
Español

The challenges that economic inequality poses for human rights are not the death knell for the movement ...

 

May 24, 2018
BY: PeiYao Chen & Natalia Karbowska
Español | Français | العربية | Русский | Українська

A new measurement tool helps social movement actors identify where they are progressing and where they ...

 

May 22, 2018
BY: Mona Younis
العربية | Español

International human rights NGOs are increasingly locating staff and offices in the global South. A recent ...

 

May 17, 2018
BY: Matthew Fenech
Español | Français

Algorithms have long aided decision-making, but as artificial intelligence gains greater autonomy, businesses ...

 

May 17, 2018
BY: Emre Eren Korkmaz
Türkçe | Español | Français

Artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming business models, but labor rights and other human rights ...

 

May 16, 2018
BY: Dunstan Allison-Hope & Mark Hodge
Español | Français | 日本語

Artificial intelligence is disrupting how we live, work, do business, and govern—but what mechanisms ...

 

May 16, 2018
BY: Afsaneh Rigot
العربية | فارسی

Repressive states are manipulating dating apps to find and target LGBTQ individuals, and app companies ...

 

May 16, 2018
BY: Phil Bloomer & Christen Dobson
Español | Deutsch

Technology has the power to free us from drudgery or to decimate livelihoods, and the choices that governments ...

 

May 16, 2018
BY: Peter Micek
العربية

Mega events like the Olympics and the World Cup are bringing digital rights concerns under increased ...

 

May 10, 2018
BY: Ana María Hernández Cárdenas & Nallely Guadalupe Tello Méndez
Español

Self-care and collective care do not erase the stress and tensions of everyday life, but using these ...

 

May 9, 2018
BY: Paul Nelson & Ellen Dorsey
Español | Français

The connection between human rights and development is hardly new, but even though human rights NGOs ...

 

May 8, 2018
BY: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah & Mandeep Tiwana
Español | Português

To reclaim civic space, there are three key drivers that organizations must focus on, and three critical ...

 

May 3, 2018
BY: Rajshri Sen
Español

Getting traction and funding for women’s rights in India can be difficult, but partnering with innovative ...

 

 
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