By Sally Merry in “Research Methods in Human Rights”, edited by Bard A. Andreassen, Hans-Otto Sano, Siobhan McInerney-Lankford. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2017.
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By Margaret Satterthwaite and Daniel Kacinski in “Research Methods in Human Rights”, edited by Bard A. Andreassen, Hans-Otto Sano, Siobhan McInerney-Lankford. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2017.
By Delaram Farzaneh June 7, 2017 This book, authored by CHRGJ Scholar in Residence Delaram Farzaneh, is the first comprehensive critique of Iran’s gender-based discrimination against women from the various perspectives of domestic and comparative law, Islamic jurisprudence, and international human rights laws, within a historical context. The rights of women have gone through an More»
Full report available here. From the report summary: Cholera arrived in Haiti in October 2010, soon after the arrival of a new contingent of United Nations peacekeepers from a cholera-infected region. The scientific evidence now points overwhelmingly to the responsibility of the peacekeeping mission as the source of the outbreak. 9,145 persons have so far More»
Organizations led by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face a “perfect storm” of state-sponsored restrictions and homophobic government rhetoric that worsens the dangerous environment for their work. The basic space civil society needs to operate freely is closing in many countries, and politicians are targeting LGBT groups in particular. Despite these attacks, LGBT More»
The Ethics Gap in Data Visualization What do ethics have to do with data visualization? Over the years, researchers and lawyers have come up with some rules and best practices to guide the proper collection and use of data, with particular attention on human subject research. Questions related to the collection of data go to More»
A shorter brief from UNAIDS with examples of how AIDS activism constitutes a global public good, and why it deserves investment to improve health outcomes. Read Report Here.
Byen Konte, Mal Kalkile? Human Rights and Environmental Risks of Gold Mining in Haiti Download the Report “A man came to my house and said that a picket had been placed on my land near Vert de Gris where my nephews plant beans and cabbage. I walked to the land. It took about an hour. More»
Northern Ireland: “Twenty years on, the UK is yet to fully address the legacies of the past” – UN rights expert LONDON / GENEVA (19 November 2015) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on transitional justice, Pablo de Greiff, said that “the legacies of the past in Northern Ireland continue to generate challenges and divisions More»
End-of-mission statement on Romania, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Bucharest, 11 November 2015 1. Introduction This is a tragic and difficult time for Romania, in the aftermath of the Colectiv nightclub fire on 30 October. But it might also prove to be a More»