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By: Vincent Ploton
Español | Français | العربية

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
Español

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
Español

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
Español | Français

Respect for human rights should be founded on recognizing and honoring differences.

By: Marisa Hutchinson & Jhannel Tomlinson
Español

For many Global South activists and communities, the pledges and actions agreed upon at COP26 were too late, inadequate, and exclusive.

By: Jane Chung
Español

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

By: Jordan T. Jones
Español

Michael Kleinman of Amnesty International USA reflects on the urgency of taking action against non-disclosure agreements.

By: Lucas Paulson
Español

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
Español

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
Español

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

By: Jonathan Sharp
Español

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
Español

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
Español

Exclusive new data shows skyrocketing public expenditure on private health facilities in Kenya.

By: Andrés Zaragoza
Español

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
Español

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
Español

The operation of care facilities for vulnerable children by private-equity backed companies poses threats to human rights.

By: Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky 
Español

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
Español

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
Español

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
Español

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

By: Garth Meintjes
Español

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
Español | Français | العربية

Institutional failures enabling global COVID inequity can also deepen structural discrimination.

By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
Español

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
Español | Français

A deeper history of social rights can help us identify the factors that have impeded the human rights project.

By: Sebastián Villamizar Santamaría
Español

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
Español | Français

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
Español

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

By: Mimi Hapig
Español

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
Español

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 ...

 

By: Koldo Casla
Español

Putin’s aggression requires a human rights strategy that accounts for existing power relationships, and attempts to steer the balance in the direction of peace.

By: Gabriela Tsudik
Español | Русский

The women’s movement is yet to center the specific concerns of poor and unhoused women.

By: Thaynah Gutiérrez Gomes
Español | Português

We must seek technologies from the ancestral past of native peoples and connect them with the knowledge from the urban peripheries.

By: Peter Splinter
Español

The new Special Rapporteur on climate change should avoid the “blah, blah, blah” that has characterized far too much discussion.

By: Paula Alejandra Camargo Páez
Español

Risk factors for GBV, such as stress and trauma, increase dramatically after natural disasters or prolonged climate stress scenarios.

By: Helena Tallmann
Español | Português

Defenders of women’s rights should look for solutions that address the root causes of online discrimination and work to change them at the societal level.

By: Rodrigo Dornelles
Español | Português

A data-centered approach is fundamental in understanding our institutions and designing more effective strategies.

By: Claudia Ituarte-Lima & Sri Aryani & Delia Paul
Español

If transformation towards global sustainability is to happen, we need to value the work of young climate advocates, and help make it visible.

By: Sarthak Gupta
Español

The reluctance to appreciate gender fluidity precludes people from maintaining a self-perceived identity.

By: Natalie R. Davidson
Español

A new book revisits ATS litigation, suggesting that the retreat of the U.S. judicial system from its commitment to international human rights has positive implications.

By: Lana Baydas & Marissa Jaime Priceman & Sally Alghazali
Español | العربية

It is time for governments to rescind repressive measures and laws, and to ensure the inclusion of civil society actors in response to pandemic recovery efforts.

By: Hamza Waqas & Amna Khan
Español

Pakistan’s national ID system is failing to cater to the needs of various marginalized communities, and is a potential threat to citizens’ right to privacy.

By: Pavlina Pavlova
Español | Русский

Network interference and internet shutdowns in the Central-Asian country have become a staple method of stifling the free flow of information during politically ...

 

By: Alana Barry
Español

Despite its contributions to the global vaccine effort, Singapore has failed to commit to human rights for its migrant worker population.

 
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