Critical exchanges across geographic, lingustic, and disciplinary divides to foster learning and innovation.

Perspectives is an op-ed page for the global human rights community that publishes short, easy-to-read, multilingual essays on human rights strategies, data and dilemmas worldwide. Our authors include a diverse range of practitioners, scholars, donors, and commenators of all kinds. They work with our editors to produce accessible, jargon-free essays in their native tongue, English, and other relevant languages. 

1400+ Articles & Translations Published in 24 Languages 

580+ Unique Authors from 60+ Countries

520,000+ readers from 140+ Countries

 

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Perspectives publishes articles on a rolling basis. Consult our submission guidelines and send us a brief pitch at submissions@openglobalrights.org. If it fits, we'll work with you to develop an article for one of our thematic debate pages or the OpenPage

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Perspectives collaborates with anyone in the global human rights community to develop, convene and disseminate a thematic debate. If interested, please write us at info@openglobalrights.com. 

 

 

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June 19, 2018
BY: Charu Lata Hogg

Ten years after sexual violence in war was officially recognized as a threat to peace and security, ...

 

June 14, 2018
BY: James Ron & José Kaire & Archana Pandya & Andrea Martínez
Español

Modest investments into local fundraising capacity could transform the global human rights community ...

 

June 12, 2018
BY: Steven L. B. Jensen
Français | Español

An expanding range of literature examines the effectiveness of national human rights institutions, and ...

 

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
Español

The challenges that economic inequality poses for human rights are not the death knell for the movement ...

 

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Pespectives Authors Around the World

From June 2013 to July 2017, Perspectives published over 580 authors as a section of openDemocracy. Now, we publish on our own dedicated website. Our authors include human rights activists, practitioners, scholars, and donors from over 60 countries.

 

 

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