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

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LATEST PERSPECTIVES ARTICLES

 

September 20, 2017
BY: Joel R. Pruce
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In human rights work, practicing the same habits does not guarantee improvement ...

September 18, 2017
BY: K. Chad Clay

Help nominate countries for a pilot study aiming to produce cross-national ...

September 14, 2017
BY: James A. Goldston
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In Kenya, Guatemala and Brazil, courts have defied presidents and shaken ...

September 7, 2017
BY: Andrew Hudson

To avoid sinking to the lowest common denominator, activist coalitions ...

September 5, 2017
BY: A. Kayum Ahmed

When the ACLU uses civil rights and free speech to defend white supremacists, ...

September 1, 2017
BY: Myrella Saadeh
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In Guatemala, children’s rights advocates are often the most heavily burdened ...

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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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