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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November 17, 2017
BY: Charles T. Call, David Crow, James Ron
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Many Republicans believe that the UN curbs America’s interests, but people ...

November 16, 2017
BY: Kristi Heather Kenyon
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Do we achieve human rights by enacting UN-sanctioned treaties at the legislative ...

November 15, 2017
BY: Steven L. B. Jensen
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The notion of three generations of human rights has endured for 40 years. ...

November 14, 2017
BY: John Mwebe, Preksha Kumar

Several investment banks recently withdrew from a project in Malawi due ...

November 10, 2017
BY: Astrid Puentes Riaño

Due to lack of community consultation and negative socio-environmental ...

November 8, 2017
BY: Tony Talbott
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The use of superficial human rights rhetoric across varied issue areas ...

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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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