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June 6, 2018
BY: Ronald R. Krebs & James Ron
A new law in Israel seeks to stigmatize NGOs that receive foreign funding—but evidence suggests that ...
May 31, 2018
BY: Gulika Reddy
Donors, organizations and staff in the peacebuilding and human rights fields need to talk about the ...
May 29, 2018
BY: Ignacio Saiz
The challenges that economic inequality poses for human rights are not the death knell for the movement ...
May 22, 2018
BY: Mona Younis
International human rights NGOs are increasingly locating staff and offices in the global South. A recent ...
May 17, 2018
BY: Matthew Fenech
Algorithms have long aided decision-making, but as artificial intelligence gains greater autonomy, businesses ...
May 16, 2018
BY: Afsaneh Rigot
Repressive states are manipulating dating apps to find and target LGBTQ individuals, and app companies ...
May 16, 2018
BY: Peter Micek
Mega events like the Olympics and the World Cup are bringing digital rights concerns under increased ...
May 3, 2018
BY: Rajshri Sen
Getting traction and funding for women’s rights in India can be difficult, but partnering with innovative ...
May 1, 2018
BY: Daniel Krcmaric
The advance of international justice means that the “golden parachute” of exile is no longer an easy ...
April 23, 2018
BY: Sukti Dhital
Legal empowerment offers promising new methods to improve access to justice and build legal systems ...
April 19, 2018
BY: Matheus Hernandez
The same mandate that makes the work of the High Commissioner a nearly impossible task, also gives the ...
April 18, 2018
BY: Geoff Dancy
Worldwide, guns are used far more often to violate, rather than defend, the human right to life. The ...
April 12, 2018
BY: Ravindran Daniel
The last decade has seen major developments in recognizing palliative care and pain treatment as a human ...
April 10, 2018
BY: Paul Seils
The transitional justice toolkit was developed for circumstances unlike most of today’s violent conflicts. ...
March 29, 2018
BY: Gillian Caldwell
By its very nature, standing up to corruption and corporate power means looking at the link between ...
March 27, 2018
BY: Pratima Gurung
Groups in Nepal working at the intersections of different issues such as indigenous women with disabilities, ...
March 20, 2018
BY: Caroline Kiarie-Kimondo
Mismanagement of timber resources and illegal logging are exacerbating South Sudan’s conflict and destroying ...
March 15, 2018
BY: Tereza M. Szeghi
American Indians are actively resisting Trump’s efforts and working to achieve their civil and human ...
March 13, 2018
BY: Camila Bustos
A new lawsuit in Colombia involving young plaintiffs seeks to protect their rights to life and health ...
March 7, 2018
BY: Sarah Knuckey & Su Anne Lee
Educators and managers can play an important role in building the next generation of resilient human ...
March 1, 2018
BY: Collins Liko
Cartels in Kenya are controlling public resources and access to information, but community mobilization ...
February 28, 2018
BY: Karen Naimer
DNA technology in sexual violence cases can strengthen investigations and prosecutions, but training ...
February 27, 2018
BY: Marc Limon
Perhaps the role of High Commissioner for Human Rights is not do-able after all. Would splitting the ...
February 22, 2018
BY: Maria Bobenrieth
In these turbulent times, business as usual is no longer an option for women’s rights organizations, ...
February 8, 2018
BY: David Petrasek
The early departure—yet again—of a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights suggests it’s time to re-think ...
February 6, 2018
BY: Devandy Ario Putro
Indonesia used to have a reputation of tolerance, but inflammatory rhetoric from politicians has led ...
February 1, 2018
BY: Marcos A. Orellana
Global recognition of the right to a healthy environment is long overdue. There are opportunities emerging ...