Nourishing Change: Fulfilling the Right to Food in the United States

The United States is facing a food security crisis: Today, one in six Americans lives in a household that cannot afford adequate food. Of these 50 million individuals, 17 million are children.  Food insecurity in the United States is not the result of a shortage of food or of resources; it is the result of  More»

Yon Je Louvri: Reducing Vulnerability to Sexual Violence in Haiti

In response to a need expressed by human rights advocates and women’s groups in Haiti, who were among the first to expose abuses being suffered by women and girls in the camps, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and the Global Justice Clinic (GJC) at New York University School of Law set  More»

Women and Preventing Violent Extremism: The U.S. and U.K. Experiences

Drawing on the U.K.’s record on the Prevent strategy, the briefing paper on Women and Violent Extremism: The U.S. and U.K. Experiences uses a gender and human rights lens to analyze the U.S.’ new policy of using a community-based approach to build resilience against violent extremism. The briefing paper finds that by largely adopting a now-rejected  More»