Training & Education

Preparing the next generation of practitioners

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The challenges facing human rights practice are evolving faster than our systems for training and educating future practitioners. What new areas of knowledge, emerging skills, and critical reflections are needed to equip new players in human rights to develop their own transformative practice?



Education against antisemitism within a human rights framework

By: Joscha Jelitzki

An initiative to foster a campus environment in which no one, Jewish or not, has to be afraid of being different required a human rights mindset.

What is true academic solidarity?

By: Ercüment Çelik
Español | Deutsch | Türkçe

Academic freedom is being attacked around the world—how can we create solidarity networks against such attacks?

Participatory baseline water study improves scientific data and strengthens community power

By: Ellie Happel & Beth Hoagland & Olriche Jean Pierre & Tess Russo
Español | Kreyòl

An interdisciplinary research team conducted the first community-owned baseline study on water in an area included in a mining permit in northern Haiti.

Recipe for better communication of the rights of women and girls

By: Natika Kantaria

A hope-based communications approach to women and girls’ rights can move the narrative beyond problems and challenges and focus on solutions and inspiration.

Grassroots justice organizations are deploying research to stem the tide of injustice

By: Adrian Di Giovanni & Poorvi Chitalkar
Español | Français

Legal empowerment has the potential to improve our ability to counter threats to human rights.

Narrative practice: moving from recipes to spices

By: Lucas Paulson

The invitation at the heart of "Narrative Spices" isn’t about specific strategies or approaches, but about cultivating habits that enable curiosity, exploration, ...

Reflections from a human rights clinic in the midst of Covid-19

By: Koldo Casla

Essex’s HRC Clinic had to adapt to a challenging scenario under COVID-19, with physical distancing rules and human interaction exclusively online.

Public Education as Reparative Justice in two Settler Colonial Contexts

By: Alejando Baer & George Dalbo & Jillian LaBranche

This project seeks to identify opportunities and challenges for educators committed to social justice and healing to critically examine their practices and engage ...

The Minnesota Model for human rights: improving both scholarship and practice

By: Barbara Frey & Fionnuala Ní Aoláin & Joachim Savelsberg & Jessica Stanton

Long-term partnerships between academics and practitioners can build knowledge that both protects and advances human rights.

Teaching young children in a flawed democracy

By: Kevin Hershey

What can we learn from teaching democracy to third graders?

Human rights education and career opportunities for scientists could foster systemic change

By: Theresa Harris

Building a pipeline for human rights practitioners and scientists who want to work at the intersections of their fields would create opportunities for systemic ...

Innovation Labs and the future of human rights practice

By: Charity Ryerson
Español | العربية

For the majority of the world that lacks significant economic and political power, there is an urgent need to increase our capacity to innovate.

Rethinking multidisciplinarity within human rights education

By: Sarita Cargas & Kristina Eberbach

Through solid human rights education, academia can realize its potential to contribute to meaningful social change.

Educating the next generation of human rights practitioners

By: Shelley Inglis

What is needed to prepare a new generation of human rights practitioners to respond to the challenges of today and tomorrow? What does a new human rights practitioner ...

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