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November 21, 2017
BY: César Rodríguez-Garavito

A new collaboration in Colombia is bringing together activists, scientists, ...

November 17, 2017
BY: Charles T. Call, David Crow, James Ron

Many Republicans believe that the UN curbs America’s interests, but people ...

November 16, 2017
BY: Kristi Heather Kenyon

Do we achieve human rights by enacting UN-sanctioned treaties at the legislative ...

November 15, 2017
BY: Steven L. B. Jensen

The notion of three generations of human rights has endured for 40 years. ...

November 14, 2017
BY: John Mwebe, Preksha Kumar

Several investment banks recently withdrew from a project in Malawi due ...

November 10, 2017
BY: Astrid Puentes Riaño

Due to lack of community consultation and negative socio-environmental ...

November 8, 2017
BY: Tony Talbott

The use of superficial human rights rhetoric across varied issue areas ...

November 6, 2017
BY: Hwei Mian Lim

Climate change takes a higher toll on women than on men. Women’s health ...

November 3, 2017
BY: Eniko Horvath, Christen Dobson

In our efforts to quickly mitigate the negative impacts of climate change, ...

November 2, 2017
BY: Leah Davidson

Intergenerational commitments in climate change are critical to protect ...

November 1, 2017
BY: Alice Thomas

Across the globe, more extreme weather and climate change are displacing ...

October 31, 2017
BY: Katharina Rall

As attacks on environmental rights defenders escalate, the stakes are ...

October 27, 2017
BY: Sergei Golubok

The whole European system of human rights protection is powerless when ...

October 26, 2017
BY: Cosette Creamer, Amy Hill Cosimini, Yagmur Karakaya, Suzy McElrath

Marketing and public health provide useful lessons about framing and pre-testing ...

October 23, 2017
BY: Augusta Hagen-Dillon

Widespread backlash against progressive values and mounting legal restrictions ...

October 20, 2017
BY: Ana Jimena Bautista

Three Latin American countries are experimenting with drug law reforms ...

October 18, 2017
BY: Azadeh Shahshahani

American foreign policy is at the root of forced migration from different ...

October 17, 2017
BY: Audrey Gaughran

Legal reform is needed to ensure that victims of human rights abuses have ...

October 12, 2017
BY: Peter Splinter

The practice of candidates for election to the UN Human Rights Council ...

October 11, 2017
BY: Laura A. Henry

When indigenous rights are not observed, communities that shift their ...

October 10, 2017
BY: Stephen Hopgood

The battle for human rights—as seen in the treatment of Rohingya Muslims ...

October 5, 2017
BY: Alison Brysk

Even where rights are on the rocks, citizen solidarity and resilient rule ...

October 4, 2017
BY: Lisa Sundstrom

To restore people’s faith in liberal democracy, will the human rights ...

September 29, 2017
BY: Peter Splinter

The UN Human Rights Council falls seriously short in its mandate to ensure ...

September 20, 2017
BY: Joel R. Pruce

In human rights work, practicing the same habits does not guarantee improvement ...

September 18, 2017
BY: K. Chad Clay

Help nominate countries for a pilot study aiming to produce cross-national ...

September 14, 2017
BY: James A. Goldston

In Kenya, Guatemala and Brazil, courts have defied presidents and shaken ...

September 7, 2017
BY: Andrew Hudson

To avoid sinking to the lowest common denominator, activist coalitions ...

September 5, 2017
BY: A. Kayum Ahmed

When the ACLU uses civil rights and free speech to defend white supremacists, ...

September 1, 2017
BY: Myrella Saadeh

In Guatemala, children’s rights advocates are often the most heavily burdened ...

August 30, 2017
BY: Julius Ibrani, Marte Hellema

Combined with growing fundamentalism and sectarianism, Indonesia once ...

August 24, 2017
BY: Samira Bueno, Renato Sérgio de Lima

Many Brazilians indicate that they would accept authoritarianism and government ...

August 22, 2017
BY: Geoff Dancy

Anti-ICC narratives resonate with a crucial minority of Kenyan citizens, ...

August 16, 2017
BY: Victoria Ohaeri

Linking online campaigns to offline action has become critical in challenging ...

August 10, 2017
BY: Joe Braun, Stephen Arves

Effectively motivating people to care about human rights depends largely ...

August 9, 2017
BY: Marc Limon

Despite pessimism about the future of human rights, data on treaty ratification ...

August 3, 2017
BY: Andrew Anderson

These are hard times for human rights, but pessimists should not underestimate ...

August 2, 2017
BY: Paul Beckett

When companies use legal loopholes to mask beneficial owners, it becomes ...

July 30, 2017
BY: César Rodríguez-Garavito

César Rodríguez-Garavito responds to Stephen Hopgood and Aryeh Neier, ...

July 27, 2017
BY: Sadhana Shrestha

Fundraising should never just be about money—it must also be about raising ...

July 25, 2017
BY: Garth Meintjes

The paradigmatic wall that separates lawyers into two camps—private and ...

July 20, 2017
BY: Nick Robinson

Rather than defending our existing human rights movement, advocates from ...

July 19, 2017
BY: Christa Blackmon

Using theater to raise awareness on rights issues not only educates the ...

July 13, 2017
BY: David Forsythe

Are we facing hard times for human rights, or are these ups and downs ...

July 11, 2017
BY: Padre Melo

Human rights organizations and funders in Latin America need to rethink ...

June 27, 2017
BY: Maik Müller

Integrating a psychosocial perspective requires the incorporation of psychosocial ...

June 20, 2017
BY: Yara Sallam

Is there a trade off between protecting your mental health as an activist ...

June 15, 2017
BY: Deepa Ranganathan, María Díaz Ezquerro

What does holistic security and collective self-care in human rights work ...

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