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By: Elisa Orrù
Moving away from the currently prevalent Big Data mindset towards a Small Data approach would help improve the sustainability of AI systems and would additionally ...
By: Tracey Holland & Yeonjae Hwang
Victimhood can easily disempower children and silence their voices as well as their claims to human rights, particularly their participation rights.
By: Pamela Camacho & Steffen Jensen
In Duterte’s war on drugs, women victims have been largely invisible.
By: Michiel Hoornick
It seemed that economic and political concerns drove several countries to vote against a resolution to discuss the human rights for Uyghurs in China.
By: Patricia Tarre Moser
A new Advisory Opinion of the IACtHR underscores the penalties that deprive pregnant women, caregivers, elderly and Indigenous persons of their liberty.
By: Ellie Happel & Beth Hoagland & Olriche Jean Pierre & Tess Russo
An interdisciplinary research team conducted the first community-owned baseline study on water in an area included in a mining permit in northern Haiti.
By: Jillienne Haglund & Courtney Hillebrecht
A new tool helps people track recommendations and compliance about women’s rights in Europe.
By: Victoria Adelmant & Christiaan van Veen
Algorithms calculating the probability of fraud were overwhelmingly and wrongly targeting immigrant groups.
By: Ayisha Siddiqa
By: Natika Kantaria
A hope-based communications approach to women and girls’ rights can move the narrative beyond problems and challenges and focus on solutions and inspiration.
By: Nicolas Agostini
As attacks on truth and facts multiply, can activists be falling into the traps of post-truth? Evolutions in activism, communications and politics, as well as in ...
By: Carol Cohn & Claire Duncanson
To build gender-just sustainable peace, post-war states must make deep changes to address extractivism and inequality.
By: Yulanda Lui & Samuel Nesner
Between 2006 and 2013, the Haitian government granted more than 50 mining permits to three U.S. and Canadian companies to explore land occupied by dozens of communities ...
By: Adrian Di Giovanni & Poorvi Chitalkar
Legal empowerment has the potential to improve our ability to counter threats to human rights.
By: Ezgi Kan & Kerem Çiftçioğlu
Defending human rights workers’ working conditions based on an ethic of care is one of the best ways to foster resilience and well-being.
By: Madhumita Pandey & Promil Pande
There is a substantial need to bring marginalized voices into our climate change responses and rebuild eco-feminist archives, as that will impact not only our society ...
By: Antonio Pele & Katharina Bauer & Stephen Riley
Human dignity, when it asserts humanity’s moral primacy in the world, or when it over-values human reason, is symptomatic of humanity’s self-destructive and dominating ...
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
Changing the focus from a human-centric approach to human rights will help the movement advance on environmental agendas with an inter-species recognition.
By: Mara Tissera Luna
Despite long-standing obstacles, Latin American and Caribbean local and national migrant- and diaspora-led associations and organizations have involved themselves ...
By: Belinda Walzer
The landmark case of 2019 where sixteen children and young people from twelve different countries opened the door to think about guaranteeing rights now and in ...
By: Thomas Bundschuh
Poor pregnancy outcomes due to hot temperatures include stillbirth and preterm birth before the completion of 37 weeks of pregnancy.
By: Viviana Bohórquez Monsalve
Social networks can help social change in unexpected ways.
By: Holly A. Ritchie
Alongside political and social pressures that agro-pastoralist women and girls face, they must add an urgent one: climate change.
By: Freya Doughty
What’s next for the Lima Programme, a two-year work program created during COP20 to advance gender-responsive climate policies.
By: Alexandra S. Moore & Sunita Toor
This series highlights feminist approaches to understanding climate change's impact on women, as well as women's role in addressing those impacts.
By: Lara Bellone d’Altavilla
Despite important strides made by social movements advocating for women’s rights and led by Arab women, there is still a long way to go to combat gender discrimination.
By: Alicia Ely Yamin & Joel Curtain
There is a window of opportunity to move toward a model of financing based on Global Public Investment (GPI) to advance health and other social rights.
By: Marcia V. J. Kran & Shelley Inglis
Five reasons why the proposal to regionalize treaty body meetings would work.
By: Caroline Dommen
Human rights advocates could be more active in using human rights tools to transform economic thought and practice.
By: Bryanna Rainwater & Lana Baydas
A lack of consensus among states regarding the regulation of AI weapons is an opportunity for rights groups to use international human rights law to push for clear ...
By: Mmabatho Motsamai & Carol Werunga & Jean Kemitare
The Kenyan government has illustrated the critical role of Action Coalitions as the co-lead of the Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence.
By: Steven L. B. Jensen
The nexus between human rights and tech is more foundational to the evolution of the international human rights legal project than we normally think.
By: Raymond A. Smith
The term “non-binary” has entered some UN reports and media, but there is still a lack of recognition of this identity in human rights law.
By: Juan Ortiz Freuler & Will Orr & Ana Brandusescu
Nonprofits have to balance securing funds and staying true to their mission. How can we foster autonomy among organizations?
By: Sébastien Lorion
New research unearths comprehensive data on the global diffusion of national human rights action plans since the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights.
By: Umyra Ahmad
At the latest Human Rights Council session, anti-rights language started making its way into some resolutions under discussion.
By: María Alejandra Torres García
Land grabs in Haiti cause women to further suffer violations of environmental and women’s rights and exacerbate climate vulnerability.
Nonprofits’ autonomy from their funders is particularly important in the digital rights space.
By: Sarthak Gupta
In a historic rule, the Supreme Court of India aimed to protect the constitutional rights of sex workers in the country.
By: Ramona Vijeyarasa & José-Miguel Bello y Villarino
The current absence of adequate regulation by states to protect human rights from the deployment of AI systems is, in itself, a violation of human rights.
By: Tariro Tandi & Immaculate Mugo
Funders must rethink their principles and practices to ensure that they operate on participation, trust, and mutual understanding instead of power and privilege.
By: Vincent Ploton
Michelle Bachelet will not seek a second term as High Commissioner for Human Rights, kicking off a race to find a suitable replacement.
By: Johanna Gusman
The continual failure of governments to adequately address the climate crisis constitutes a violation of children’s rights and Pacific youth know this better than ...
By: Jacqueline Parisi
For a country whose founding universalist principles are imbued with humanitarian rhetoric, it’s astounding how egregiously égalité has been violated.
By: Melania Chiponda & Emese Ilyes
Respect for human rights should be founded on recognizing and honoring differences.
By: Marisa Hutchinson & Jhannel Tomlinson
For many Global South activists and communities, the pledges and actions agreed upon at COP26 were too late, inadequate, and exclusive.
By: Jane Chung
In constructing new paradigms, our visioning should not be limited to our definition of the problem.
By: Jordan T. Jones
Michael Kleinman of Amnesty International USA reflects on the urgency of taking action against non-disclosure agreements.
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