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By: Alicia Ely Yamin & Joel Curtain
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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
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Five reasons why the proposal to regionalize treaty body meetings would work.

By: Caroline Dommen
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Human rights advocates could be more active in using human rights tools to transform economic thought and practice.

By: Bryanna Rainwater & Lana Baydas
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Nonprofits have to balance securing funds and staying true to their mission. How can we foster autonomy among organizations?

By: Sébastien Lorion
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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
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At the latest Human Rights Council session, anti-rights language started making its way into some resolutions under discussion.

By: María Alejandra Torres García
Español | Kreyòl

Land grabs in Haiti cause women to further suffer violations of environmental and women’s rights and exacerbate climate vulnerability.

By: Juan Ortiz Freuler & Will Orr & Ana Brandusescu
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Nonprofits’ autonomy from their funders is particularly important in the digital rights space.

By: Sarthak Gupta
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Respect for human rights should be founded on recognizing and honoring differences.

By: Marisa Hutchinson & Jhannel Tomlinson
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For many Global South activists and communities, the pledges and actions agreed upon at COP26 were too late, inadequate, and exclusive.

By: Jane Chung
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In constructing new paradigms, our visioning should not be limited to our definition of the problem.

By: Jordan T. Jones
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Michael Kleinman of Amnesty International USA reflects on the urgency of taking action against non-disclosure agreements.

By: Lucas Paulson
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The invitation at the heart of "Narrative Spices" isn’t about specific strategies or approaches, but about cultivating habits that enable curiosity, exploration, ...

 

By: Thalia Viveros Uehara
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The Paris Agreement calls on states to consider their human rights obligations in climate adaptation.

By: Claire Thomas & Mohamed Eno
Español | Somali

While the unveiling of Somalia's president helps reduce the risk of conflict, the hosting of another ‘election’ on a discriminatory basis is far from ideal.

By: Jessica Fjeld
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If work life balance needs to be thrown out the window, what’s the sturdier, more supportive and humane alternative?

By: Jonathan Sharp
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Contractual arrangements, insurance, and tort law, all private law tools, fail to address the awful threat of hazardous substance leaks because they are unable ...

 

By: Courtney Hillebrecht
Español | Русский | Українська

The stakes of Russia’s withdrawal are exceedingly high—for past and present victims and for the Court itself.

By: Tynesha McHarris & Swatee Deepak
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At the center of almost every social justice movement are cis- and trans- women and girls, and non-binary folks of color leading the charge.

By: Bassam Khawaja & Rebecca Riddell
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Exclusive new data shows skyrocketing public expenditure on private health facilities in Kenya.

By: Andrés Zaragoza
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If we want to constructively engage companies, business associations or investors on human rights issues, we must recognize who our interlocutor is.

By: John Morrison
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Although the plan was initiated by the government, it seems likely that private enterprises will be asked to play a significant role at all stages of the process.

By: Claire Methven O’Brien & Rebekah Wilson
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The operation of care facilities for vulnerable children by private-equity backed companies poses threats to human rights.

By: Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky 
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The prevailing approach to understanding the pandemic overlooks the fact that the pandemic is a complex phenomenon, in which the social and political play as important ...

 

By: Everaldo Lamprea Montealegre
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Despite Big Pharma's decisive role in the transformation of the right to health, it continues to play a secondary role in the literature.

By: Kathryn Hampton
Español | Українська

While it is imperative that parties to the conflict must stop using landmines, we are also faced with the question of how to respond when they do not.

By: Sarah Damoff
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As a matter of human rights, our policies must consider child migrants by their status of child before their status of migrant or litigant.

By: Giada Girelli
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Is justice really ‘just’ when it puts to death the vulnerable and the powerless?

By: Garth Meintjes
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We would do better to deepen our understanding of human rights as a kind of reference narrative that can help to guide decision-making in the face of radical uncertainty.

By: Ohene Ampofo-Anti & Camila Barretto Maia & Joshua Castellino & Pillkyu Hwang
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Institutional failures enabling global COVID inequity can also deepen structural discrimination.

By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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How a particular kind of science fiction resonates with a wide audience and can enrich human rights thinking and practice

By: Steven L. B. Jensen & Charles Walton
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A deeper history of social rights can help us identify the factors that have impeded the human rights project.

By: Sebastián Villamizar Santamaría
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This data column examines the threats to journalists worldwide.

By: Jacqueline Rowe
Español | Kiriol

Most major platforms and services are still only available or functional in a small number of geopolitically dominant languages.

By: Maysa Zorob & Hector Candray
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For the first time in its history, the Court explicitly stipulates clear business and human rights standards to be met by states and companies.

By: Dominique Calañas
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The human rights movement needs new ways of working which may even sound a little far-fetched.

By: Mimi Hapig
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The current expressions of solidarity by various European countries towards refugees from Ukraine should reignite the discourse about Europe’s response to refugees ...

 

By: Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky  & Francisco Cantamutto & María Julia Eliosoff Ferrero & Ana Fraile
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The video documentary series on "IMF and Human Rights" and the podcast "Promise is Debt" are political and cultural tools to limit the control of finance over our ...

 

 
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