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Monday, November 12, 2018

Sexual and gender based violence refers to any act that is perpetrated against a person’s will and is based on gender norms and unequal power relationships. The Rome Statute, which established the International Criminal Court, is the first international treaty to recognize sexual and gender based violence as a conflict strategy and therefore as crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide.

Neil Thivalapill
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Human Rights graduate Neil Thivalapill on winning the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Human Rights Coalition’s annual student essay competition.

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Human Rights Advocate Marijana Savić on being named one of five female entrepreneurs to win the first WE Empower UN Sustainable Development Goals Challenge for their efforts on advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and advancing the position of women and girls in society.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Institute for the Study of Human Rights’ Professor Daniela Ikawa is the lead lawyer on the Open Society Foundation's case challenging Hungarian laws that seek to stifle civil society.

The Importance of Acting Locally
Monday, October 8, 2018

October 8th is here, a day marked as “Columbus Day” on many calendars since 1937.

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