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By: Vanja Skoric
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To address the rights implications of AI, legal and human rights professionals must develop broader ...

 

By: Deborah Casalin
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For the first time, a UN body has decided the case of a climate migrant, and in doing so strengthened ...

 

By: Elizabeth Andersen & Alicia Evangelides
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The rule of law is the foundation for human rights, and a global index shows respect for this fundamental ...

 

By: Marc Limon
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Much of the criticism of UN SG Guterres for his “silence” on human rights is misplaced—he is rather ...

 

By: Alexandre Skander Galand & Başak Çalı
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UN human rights treaties allow individuals to launch complaints when their rights are violated—but the ...

 

By: Christiaan van Veen
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A landmark judgement in the Netherlands shows how technology used by governments to stop welfare fraud ...

 

By: Nixon Boumba & Meg Satterthwaite
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Can activists in Haiti and American-based law students and professors create trust, honesty, and a commitment ...

 

By: Cynthia Trigo Paz
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A “gender-neutral” approach to human rights due diligence is insufficient, and corporations should take ...

 

By: Vanessa Daza Castillo
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Indigenous women in Ecuador are standing up to an extractive industry that has displaced vulnerable ...

 

By: Kathryn Sikkink
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To protect our collective right to health in the current pandemic situation, we need to balance our ...

 

By: Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky 
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Bad social policies and predatory bank practices are forcing larger numbers of people into personal ...

 

By: Daniela Ikawa
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To identify a contemporary authoritarian regime, we can start by asking what Hungary and Brazil have ...

 

By: James Logan
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Severe political polarization is tearing at the seams of democracies around the world, with dangerous ...

 

By: Camila Chaudron

For those of us who care about the rights of women around the world, International Women’s Day can feel ...

 

By: Katrin Kinzelbach & Eva Pils
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The Hong Kong protest movement has long given up hope that Hong Kong’s rule of law can be protected ...

 

By: Joanne Bauer
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A “web of corporate accountability” illustrates the multiple ways in which actors can hold corporations ...

 

By: Stefania Di Stefano
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Because social media platforms dominate public forums worldwide, a governance system rooted in “social ...

 

By: Jacinta Gonzalez
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Palantir has argued that its technology does not play an active role in deportations and the human rights ...

 

By: Marta Szczepanik
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The case of Chechen nationals is an example of how the securitisation of migration policies—the return ...

 

By: Nora Götzmann & Wangui Kimotho
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National action plan processes can—and must—do more to contribute to the realisation of women’s rights.

By: Irina Criveț
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Many victims are denied access to international justice because states do not act in a timely manner, ...

 

By: William Paul Simmons
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Joy is essential to understanding the struggle for human rights, and recognizing this can articulate ...

 

By: Alicia Ely Yamin
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We’ve made progress on economic and social rights, but the human rights community needs new, much more ...

 

By: David Petrasek
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Instead of talking about “rights inflation”, we should understand what we are witnessing are new interpretations ...

 

By: Steven L. B. Jensen
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In order for human rights and development to be mutually reinforcing, the connection between the two ...

 

By: Meg Satterthwaite
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Can a human rights clinic, based at a well-resourced law school in the United States, stand in solidarity ...

 

By: Ilia Savelev
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Human rights mapping has been key to global advocacy for LGBT+ and can be used elsewhere to flag issues ...

 

By: Christof Heyns & Frans Viljoen
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A new, global academic study to answer this question is launched in collaboration with the UN High Commissioner ...

 

By: Rachel Schmidt
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Violence against women and the LGBTI community has a long history in Colombia’s state security apparatus, ...

 

By: Alejandro Bautista
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If compelling human rights narratives are not grounded in sustainable, replicable and scalable projects, ...

 

By: Phil Bloomer & Alison Friedmann
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The recent declaration of the US Business Roundtable on the purpose of a corporation is a seismic shift ...

 

By: Nohad Elhajj
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During widespread protests in Lebanon, street artists have painted messages of hope and human rights ...

 

By: Maria Luisa Stasi & Pierre François Docquir
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Freedom of expression demands and facilitates the development of pluralistic media landscapes. But as ...

 

By: James Ron & Howard Lavine
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Homegrown nativists in the U.S. dislike both Jews and Muslims, which could help both groups work toward ...

 

By: Susan Wilding
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States need to focus on strategies that actually work and expose governments that are dismantling democracy ...

 

By: Raymond A. Smith
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How can international human rights law be creatively deployed to expand protections to other characteristics ...

 

By: Thomas Coombes
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To make the case for civil society, we have to talk less about the threats it faces and more about the ...

 

By: Philip Alston
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The digitalization of welfare is presented as an altruistic and noble enterprise designed to ensure ...

 

By: Brian Gorlick
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The Rohingya refugees are unlikely to be able to return home anytime soon. We need to look at other ...

 

By: Regan Ralph

As hostile governments push nativist rhetoric and enact abusive policies, supporting the innovative ...

 

By: Marie Juul Petersen  & Katherine Marshall
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Freedom of religion or belief is rightly gaining more attention, but steps to promote this right need ...

 

By: Kate Jones
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To date, it’s been left to the tech companies to set limits on online political campaigning. Governments ...

 

By: Juan Francisco Lobo
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The protests in Chile, and indeed worldwide, demonstrate a demand for human dignity, in all of its ...

 

By: Cate Brown
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As civilian protesters take to the streets to demand their rights, human rights leaders consider a future ...

 

By: Krizna Gomez & Thomas Coombes
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An experimental, hands-on narrative change initiative shows how even small civil society organizations ...

 

By: Wangũi wa Kamonji
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In the face of growing climate change, indigenous women in Kenya are remembering and reinstating their ...

 

By: Steven L. B. Jensen
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UN human rights bodies are highlighting inequality when making recommendations to states – showing that ...

 

By: Malene Alleyne & Felix Kirchmeier
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Small states often lack the capacity to engage effectively with the treaty body system as currently ...

 

 
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