Kathryn Sikkink

Kathryn Sikkink is a Regents Professor Emerita at the University of Minnesota and the Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Kathryn Sikkink é professora emérita na Universidade de Minnesota e professora de Políticas de Direitos Humanos da Cátedra Ryan Family na Harvard Kennedy School.

 
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Rights and responsibilities in the Coronavirus pandemic

By: Kathryn Sikkink
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To protect our collective right to health in the current pandemic situation, we need to balance our individual rights with collective responsibilities.

Evidence indicates that we should be hopeful—not hopeless—about human rights

By: Kathryn Sikkink
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We compare our current human rights situation not to the past but to an imagined ideal world, and thus we always fall short.

International pressure on US human rights matters now more than ever

By: Kathryn Sikkink
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Domestic politics are important, but we need international human rights law in the United States now more than ever.

The ICC’s deterrent impact – what the evidence shows

By: Geoff Dancy & Bridget Marchesi & Florencia Montal & Kathryn Sikkink
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Despite increased criticism against the International Criminal Court, new evidence suggests that the Court may be having a real deterrent impact.