Igor Farias wrote a new post, Brazil’s Hopelessness Hurts Democracy and Human Rights, on the site HRC Blog 3 days, 16 hours ago
Since Dilma Rousseff was ousted from office in 2016, one thing is sure: Brazilian society has lost critical hope on politics and is now profoundly polarized. With two extremes of the political spectrum unwilling […]
Rosalie Candau wrote a new post, Listening In: Our list of the best human rights and civil resistance podcasts, on the site HRC Blog 3 weeks, 4 days ago
We’ve done some podcast exploring and created a list of our favorite human rights and civil resistance episodes. Listen in on interviews and conversations by activists, lecturers, public radio broadcasters and m […]
There is an exhaustive list of online courses and trainings that offer education about human rights. We’ve compiled a diverse list of practical, online (and free) courses for you to explore and enhance your […]
Brazilian labour leader and environmentalist, Chico Mendes is considered one of the most influential leaders in the global environmental movement. He was assassinated in 1988 while campaigning to stop forest c […]
Sabrina Sanchez wrote a new post, This Collaborative Online Project has Become a Powerful Tool for Fighting Environmental Injustice, on the site HRC Blog 4 months ago
The Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas) is an online, interactive platform centered on a visual display of thousands of socio-environmental conflicts. From deforestation and palm oil plantations in the Amazonia […]
Laura Schroeder wrote a new post, Why Women Play a Vital Yet Underrepresented Role in Peacebuilding, on the site HRC Blog 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Women’s leadership and participation during times of conflict is a crucial component of peacebuilding. When women are involved in peace processes, there is a 20 percent increase in the probability of an ag […]
Sabrina Sanchez wrote a new post, Five Things That Prove Menstrual Rights Are a Global Human Rights Issue and Why It Concerns You, on the site HRC Blog 6 months ago
There is a growing consensus about the importance of women’s reproductive health and rights, access to family planning and the understanding of menstrual hygiene management as a requisite to the full enjoyment of […]
Human Trafficking plagues cities and countries globally, with millions of women, men, and children facing this form of slavery and exploitation.
In a joint effort between the International Labour Organization […]
CIVICUS Monitor is the first ever comprehensive tool that tracks and monitors conditions for civil society. It rates 195 countries on a 5 point scale from open to closed. CIVICUS also records in real time news, […]
Since 2005, the UN’s International Anti-Corruption Convention has still remained the only universal legally binding anti-corruption instrument.
“As a unique tool for developing a comprehensive response to a glo […]
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“Let this be a rallying cry for more resistance!” cheered Cristina Jimenez, co-founder and Executive Director of United We Dream, the largest immigrant-youth led organization in the nation fighting for imm […]
Since September, over 600,000 Rohingyas have been forcibly displaced under threat of genocide and sexual abuse from the Burmese regime, with most fleeing into neighboring Bangladesh. The Rohingya, a Muslim […]
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