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August 9, 2018By: Molly Land & Theresa Harris
Human rights researchers are seeking new ways to establish facts, creating new opportunities for collaboration ...
August 8, 2018By: Ivor Chipkin
Powerful civil society coalitions have re-emerged in South Africa, using litigation, social mobilization, ...
August 7, 2018By: Dimitrina Petrova
Human rights NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe are facing increased hostility from governments and ...
August 2, 2018By: Erin Kitchell
Legal empowerment can be transformative across a wide range of issues, which can sometimes make such ...
August 1, 2018By: Richard Wingfield
The issue of content moderation in online platforms has been missing in debates on business and human ...
July 31, 2018By: Kathryn Sikkink
The frame of constant crisis has negative implications for human rights, especially when questions of ...
July 31, 2018By: Edwin Rekosh
A wave of unjustified government regulation is threatening NGO operations, and proactive responses are ...
July 25, 2018By: Jonas Wolff
Instead of letting governments define the terms, CSOs need to take “foreign agent” allegations seriously ...
July 24, 2018By: Khaled Mansour
In the last few years, the Egyptian government has launched an unprecedented crackdown on civil society, ...
July 19, 2018By: Rafael Uzcátegui
As elected governments increasingly launch power grabs and smear campaigns against their critics, NGOs ...
July 18, 2018By: Rayyan Dabbous
Trends in Google searches show that most internet users are interested in the human rights during crises ...
July 17, 2018By: Shreya Sen
Legal empowerment enables poor and marginalized communities to be partners in development and decision-making, ...
July 12, 2018By: Liam Mahony
Although UN human rights bodies have criticized the persecution of the Rohingya, UN agencies inside ...
July 11, 2018By: Aryeh Neier
Naming and shaming may be less important as a foreign policy tool to promote rights, but the careful ...
July 5, 2018By: Salil Shetty
Human rights have always been subject to efforts at misappropriation and manipulation for political ...
July 5, 2018By: Juan Auz
Activism against environmental exploitation in Ecuador requires going up against titanic powers, and ...
June 29, 2018By: Brian Root & Rachel Schmidt
Situations of inhumane treatment and abuses of power are where we need human rights the most, and the ...
June 28, 2018By: César Rodríguez-Garavito & Krizna Gomez
With populist leaders stoking nationalism and violating basic rights, traditional advocacy strategies ...
June 27, 2018By: Emre Eren Korkmaz
Many governments have released official strategies to promote AI systems leaving the public with few ...
June 27, 2018By: Michelle Lau-Burke & Callie Strickland
Technology can raise awareness and spark collective action, but it can also deepen gender divides and ...
June 27, 2018By: Marc Limon
The US said it quit the UN Human Rights Council because it couldn’t reform it – but though others share ...
June 26, 2018By: Dilek Kurban
Erdoğan will likely succeed in removing the only genuine political opposition in the Turkish Parliament. ...
June 26, 2018By: Scott Leckie
Countries exposed to the worst impacts of climate change, like Myanmar, should consider establishing ...
June 21, 2018By: Jennifer Radloff
Strengthening the resilience of the women’s rights movement requires feminists to place digital security ...
June 20, 2018By: Samir Goswami
We need to act upon the insights that we glean from AI: technology is not a replacement for the political ...
June 19, 2018By: Charu Lata Hogg
Ten years after sexual violence in war was officially recognized as a threat to peace and security, ...
June 14, 2018By: James Ron & José Kaire & Archana Pandya & Andrea Martínez
Modest investments into local fundraising capacity could transform the global human rights community ...
June 12, 2018By: Steven L. B. Jensen
An expanding range of literature examines the effectiveness of national human rights institutions, and ...
June 6, 2018By: Ronald R. Krebs & James Ron
A new law in Israel seeks to stigmatize NGOs that receive foreign funding—but evidence suggests that ...
May 31, 2018By: Gulika Reddy
Donors, organizations and staff in the peacebuilding and human rights fields need to talk about the ...
May 29, 2018By: Ignacio Saiz
The challenges that economic inequality poses for human rights are not the death knell for the movement ...
May 24, 2018By: PeiYao Chen & Natalia Karbowska
A new measurement tool helps social movement actors identify where they are progressing and where they ...
May 22, 2018By: Mona Younis
International human rights NGOs are increasingly locating staff and offices in the global South. A recent ...
May 17, 2018By: Matthew Fenech
Algorithms have long aided decision-making, but as artificial intelligence gains greater autonomy, businesses ...
May 17, 2018By: Emre Eren Korkmaz
Artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming business models, but labor rights and other human rights ...
May 16, 2018By: Dunstan Allison-Hope & Mark Hodge
Artificial intelligence is disrupting how we live, work, do business, and govern—but what mechanisms ...
May 16, 2018By: Afsaneh Rigot
Repressive states are manipulating dating apps to find and target LGBTQ individuals, and app companies ...
May 16, 2018By: Phil Bloomer & Christen Dobson
Technology has the power to free us from drudgery or to decimate livelihoods, and the choices that governments ...
May 16, 2018By: Peter Micek
Mega events like the Olympics and the World Cup are bringing digital rights concerns under increased ...
May 10, 2018By: Ana María Hernández Cárdenas & Nallely Guadalupe Tello Méndez
Self-care and collective care do not erase the stress and tensions of everyday life, but using these ...
May 9, 2018By: Paul Nelson & Ellen Dorsey
The connection between human rights and development is hardly new, but even though human rights NGOs ...
May 8, 2018By: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah & Mandeep Tiwana
To reclaim civic space, there are three key drivers that organizations must focus on, and three
May 3, 2018By: Rajshri Sen
Getting traction and funding for women’s rights in India can be difficult, but partnering with innovative ...
May 2, 2018By: Nadejda Dermendjieva & Gergana Kutseva
In Bulgaria, women’s rights, feminism, and LGBTQ rights are inflammatory topics, and one women’s fund ...
May 1, 2018By: Daniel Krcmaric
The advance of international justice means that the “golden parachute” of exile is no longer an easy ...
April 25, 2018By: Kate Donald & Silke Staab
In a challenging global context for equality and women’s rights, a new UN Women report illustrates how ...
April 24, 2018By: Benjamin Mason Meier & Lawrence O. Gostin
Given the dramatic development of human rights under international law and the proliferation of global ...
April 23, 2018By: Sukti Dhital
Legal empowerment offers promising new methods to improve access to justice and build legal systems ...
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