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By: Jonathan Cohen & Sofia Gruskin
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As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches the end of its second year, the importance of reaffirming this principle is clear.

By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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If slowing climate change is a game, how is it going and what's left to accomplish?

By: Andrés Constantin & Kayla Zamanian
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Making sexual and reproductive health services accessible in practice means the limits of invoking conscientious objection must be incisively interrogated.

By: Juan Ortiz Freuler
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A conversation with Grace Mutung’u on the growing adoption of digital ID in Kenya and how it is changing people’s relationship with the government.

By: Jackie Dugard & Franziska Sucker & Bruce Porter & Jamie Burton
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A waiver would be a vital step for expediting the scaling up of manufacturing and provision of COVID-19 medical products.

By: Juan Ortiz Freuler
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This fictional scenario draws on real signals of change to construct a future scenario around the impacts of datafication on the human rights movement.

By: Juan Ortiz Freuler
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Understanding how datafication affects the rights and interests of people, and power relationships at large, is key for an effective defense of human rights.

By: James Jennion
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Given that the idea of using emotion recognition technology as a tool of governance is an entirely flawed premise, a ban makes the most sense.

By: Alejandro Anaya Muñoz & Amanda Murdie
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Neither state capacity nor elite willingness are sufficient on their own to improve compliance with human rights norms.

By: Livvy Mitchell
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Identifying where human rights violations are occurring within the right to housing shows the government where change is most urgently needed.

By: Sandra Liebenberg
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The Chilean Constitutional Convention should give careful thought to how to strengthen the relationship between social rights and the right to equality and non-discrimination.

By: Tamara Léger & Rob Parry-Jones
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Understanding RTHE through the lens of wildlife crime is a reminder that tackling crime through a rights-based approach contributes to the fulfilment of human rights.

By: Nora Noralla
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By reforming its own system, Egypt can influence positive changes in other countries in the region and lead the way for accessible legal gender recognition mechanisms.

By: Miriam Saage-Maaß
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A human rights-based approach should always ask who is affected and how by certain climate mitigation measures.

By: Eszter Hartay & Ivana Rosenzweigova
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Restrictions on civil society undermine climate mitigation efforts and impede the collaboration that is so crucial to slowing the climate crisis over the next decade.

By: Sebastián Villamizar Santamaría
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In this Data Column, we explore and compare the usage of several climate-related terms in English and Spanish to track how they have evolved over time.

By: Athayde Motta & Miles Litvinoff
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Mining companies must tackle human rights abuses or risk communities saying no to their operations.

By: S. Priya Morley
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A transnational racial justice lens is essential to understand recent Haitian migration through the Americas, but also to develop any future policy responses.

By: Angel Gabriel Cabrera Silva
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How a temporal perspective affects the struggles for Indigenous self-determination

By: Els Heile
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Legal action should not substitute a holistic approach to green transition.

By: Mariana Montoya & Marc Limon
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History has shown that despite strong opposition to Special Procedures, they have been valuable mechanisms for catalyzing positive changes at the local level.

By: OGR Admin
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OGR has asked several leaders in the human rights community to share a learning, a reflection, or an insight from these unique times. Read or listen to them here.

By: Viviana Krsticevic
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The human rights framework can buttress the responses needed to address the emergency, providing tools to guarantee human dignity and the right to a healthy environment.

By: Tom Gerald Daly
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While civic action and space are under relentless pressure worldwide, different dimensions of a more positive future are being built and fought for across the world.

By: Ricky Gunawan
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The death penalty for drug offenses appears to be on the rise.

By: Marc Schade-Poulsen
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One should be cautious when conflating today’s human rights understanding with that of the past when narrating human rights history.

By: Peter Splinter
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It is essential to translate human rights principles and standards into practicable pragmatic measures that can provide that coherence, legitimacy, and sustainability.

By: Tom Gerald Daly
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While civic action and civic space are under relentless pressure worldwide, different dimensions of a more positive future are being built and fought for in communities ...

 

By: Lauren Segal & Lwando Xaso
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A new online archive and exhibition tells the little-known stories and behind-the-scenes challenges of the country's constitution.

By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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If human rights are to remain relevant in the Anthropocene, budding theoretical, doctrinal, and advocacy efforts to address the climate emergency need to be expanded.

By: Koldo Casla
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To do justice to such an ambitious goal, the Chilean process should not leave anyone behind. This is a historic occasion to make the case for social rights.

By: Steven L. B. Jensen
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How the domestic trends of human rights policy in the Global South can provide a deeper understanding of modern international rights practice

By: Alice M. Miller
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Reflecting on the internet as a constitutive site for rights work may allow us to usefully open the internet to a different kind of scrutiny.

By: Thomas Pogge
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Impact funds would make the business of innovation more cost-effective and enable a triple win for the potential beneficiaries of innovations.

By: James Kirby
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While some economists and political scientists praise Botswana as a ‘success story’, the country provides more than just a tale of growth and stability.

By: Alejandro Anaya Muñoz & David Foust Rodríguez & Carlos Moreno Jaimes
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The Mexican State failed in its obligation to guarantee access to human rights for millions because it did not have a sufficient social security infrastructure ...

 

By: Jonathan Cohen
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The forces arrayed against vaccine justice—monopolies, charity, and individualism—stand in the way of a just response to other shared global problems.

By: Rebecca Adami & Dan Plesch
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Critical human rights theory has problematized the dominant narrative of European, western male rights.

By: Gráinne de Burca
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If attention is directed towards the dynamism of social movements and human rights activism around the world, a different set of views of the cathedral emerges.

By: Romina Gallardo Duarte
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Under the guise of containing the pandemic, government-sanctioned violations of women’s rights in maternal care may quickly become the norm.

By: Koldo Casla
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Essex’s HRC Clinic had to adapt to a challenging scenario under COVID-19, with physical distancing rules and human interaction exclusively online.

By: Nora Noralla
Español | العربية

It is important to look at the CDHR as a symbolic document rather than a human rights instrument.

By: Bibbi Abruzzini & Sanaâ Nadir & Yohan Cambet
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The digital world needs to be shared with and understood by the public in order to define together what our “collective digital rights” are.

By: Marisa Viana & Ruby Johnson
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How can we truly value the experiences and perspectives of all generations that are so needed to forge our collective liberation?

By: Ricky Gunawan
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After a recent study revealed that drug law enforcement often targets poor people and vulnerable groups, the UN Working Group calls for the decriminalization of ...

 

By: Sarthak Gupta
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Although the Mental Health Care Act can be invoked to provide limited protective measures to the LGBTQIA+ community, a separate law is essential to entirely eradicate ...

 

By: Netherlands Helsinki Committee
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In today’s Turkey, lawyers themselves are being targeted—just for practicing their profession in accordance with the law.

By: Patricia Cruz Marín & James Cavallaro & Alejandro Anaya Muñoz
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Impunity in Mexico is not accidental, random, or involuntary. Instead, impunity results from a chain of actions taken with the express purpose of undermining investigations.

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