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April 19, 2018
BY: Matheus Hernandez

The same mandate that makes the work of the High Commissioner a nearly ...

April 18, 2018
BY: Geoff Dancy

Worldwide, guns are used far more often to violate, rather than defend, ...

April 17, 2018
BY: Ted Piccone

The dangers of a growing global divergence on human rights, with the rise ...

April 12, 2018
BY: Ravindran Daniel

The last decade has seen major developments in recognizing palliative ...

April 10, 2018
BY: Paul Seils

The transitional justice toolkit was developed for circumstances unlike ...

April 5, 2018
BY: Daniel Cerqueira & Alexandra Montgomery

To ensure justice for victims of corporate human rights abuse, transnational ...

April 3, 2018
BY: Anne-Marie Brook & K. Chad Clay & Susan Randolph

The launch of the Human Rights Measurement Initiative dataset promises ...

March 29, 2018
BY: Gillian Caldwell

By its very nature, standing up to corruption and corporate power means ...

March 27, 2018
BY: Pratima Gurung

Groups in Nepal working at the intersections of different issues such ...

March 22, 2018
BY: Shayna Plaut

As human rights educators, fostering more effective learning and advocacy ...

March 20, 2018
BY: Caroline Kiarie-Kimondo

Mismanagement of timber resources and illegal logging are exacerbating ...

March 15, 2018
BY: Tereza M. Szeghi

American Indians are actively resisting Trump’s efforts and working to ...

March 13, 2018
BY: Camila Bustos

A new lawsuit in Colombia involving young plaintiffs seeks to protect ...

March 8, 2018
BY: Sarah Dávila-Ruhaak

When sexual harassment is reframed as gender-based violence and a human ...

March 7, 2018
BY: Sarah Knuckey & Su Anne Lee

Educators and managers can play an important role in building the next ...

March 6, 2018
BY: Salvador Santino F. Regilme, Jr.

During transnational security crises, aid recipient governments use foreign ...

March 1, 2018
BY: Collins Liko

Cartels in Kenya are controlling public resources and access to information, ...

February 28, 2018
BY: Karen Naimer

DNA technology in sexual violence cases can strengthen investigations ...

February 27, 2018
BY: Marc Limon

Perhaps the role of High Commissioner for Human Rights is not do-able ...

February 22, 2018
BY: Maria Bobenrieth

In these turbulent times, business as usual is no longer an option for ...

February 20, 2018
BY: Urantsooj Gombosuren & Marte Hellema

In the volatility in Asia's human rights situations, can rights defenders ...

February 15, 2018
BY: Marcy Darnovsky & Leah Lowthorp & Katie Hasson

The prohibition on reproductive gene editing to enhance human capabilities ...

February 13, 2018
BY: Anna Koob & Sarah Tansey

Trends analysis allows human rights activists to see where human rights ...

February 8, 2018
BY: David Petrasek

The early departure—yet again—of a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights ...

February 6, 2018
BY: Devandy Ario Putro

Indonesia used to have a reputation of tolerance, but inflammatory rhetoric ...

February 1, 2018
BY: Marcos A. Orellana

Global recognition of the right to a healthy environment is long overdue. ...

January 30, 2018
BY: Enrique Piracés

The amount of digital information available online presents human rights ...

January 25, 2018
BY: Alice Cruz

On World Leprosy Day, organizations across the world must come together ...

January 22, 2018
BY: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

The challenges facing civil society now aren’t about reviving our weakening ...

January 18, 2018
BY: Jenny Barry

Powerful results surfaced when a Mexican women’s rights funder began to ...

January 16, 2018
BY: Claudia Samcam

Human rights problems are increasingly more complex and cross-cutting. ...

January 11, 2018
BY: Juan Auz

The Inter-American Human Rights System is an important tool for Latin ...

January 9, 2018
BY: Kristi Heather Kenyon

Local HIV activists are expanding human rights discourse into health advocacy, ...

January 4, 2018
BY: Shivani Chaudhry

The UN has drafted a groundbreaking declaration that has the potential ...

December 22, 2017
BY: The OGR Team

This year on OpenGlobalRights, our top ten most-read pieces discussed ...

December 21, 2017
BY: Allison Corkery 

The methods human rights researchers and advocates use determine what ...

December 19, 2017
BY: Julian Oram & Deborah Doane

Most development and funding organizations are adapting to shrinking space ...

December 13, 2017
BY: Lorenzo Urbinati & Sejin Kim

Data on human rights violations in Asia proves the need to establish a ...

December 12, 2017
BY: Zoe Trodd

Ending slavery means building a science of anti-slavery where advocates ...

December 7, 2017
BY: Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

To insist on the Rohingya status as a victimized religious minority while ...

December 6, 2017
BY: David Kode

Governments from Uganda to Poland are silencing activists and organizations ...

December 4, 2017
BY: Barbara Klugman & Ravindran Daniel & Denise Dora & Maimouna Jallow

Human rights funding is systemically inequitable, and this will only change ...

November 30, 2017
BY: Barbara Klugman & Ravindran Daniel & Denise Dora & Maimouna Jallow

The marker of progress towards an equitable human rights ecology is when ...

November 29, 2017
BY: Kathryn Sikkink

We compare our current human rights situation not to the past but to an ...

November 27, 2017
BY: Barbara Klugman & Ravindran Daniel & Denise Dora & Maimouna Jallow

The human rights system must value and mobilize the expertise of all players, ...

November 24, 2017
BY: David Forsythe

Trump’s attitude towards human rights is not entirely new: our presumed ...

November 23, 2017
BY: James Ron

Have feminists made traction in campaigning that “women’s rights are human ...

November 22, 2017
BY: Felogene Anumo & Ruby Johnson

Young feminists are pushing back and forging new paths in global resistance, ...

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