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Monday, December 16, 2019

The Human Rights Advocates Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2020. 

Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its affiliation with Columbia University and its location in New York City to provide grassroots leaders the tools, knowledge, access, and networks to strengthen their organizations and promote human rights. 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights has recently launched a new Human Rights Research Fellowship. The fellowship will support faculty, conducting research related to human rights and will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable research experience. ISHR will award up to three student research stipends in the amount of $1,500 in 2019-2020.

Shibanee Sivanayagam
Thursday, September 12, 2019
ISHR congratulates Shibanee Sivanayagam on the upcoming launch of ADI MAGAZINE, a new quarterly literary journal on policy and global affairs. Shibanee is part of a small team led by Nimmi Gowrinathan that has been working to address the disconnect between the policy world and the populations who feel their impact most deeply.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Professor Winkler and fellows of the Menstrual Health and Gender Justice Working Group at the Center for the Study of Social Difference have received the Provost's Interdisciplinary Teaching Award to develop a course on “Menstruation, Gender, and Rights: Interdisciplinary Approaches” for Spring 2020.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Chiora Taktakishvili, a Fulbright Graduate Student Program fellow from Georgia, supported HRAP this summer through the Edmund S. Muskie Internship program.

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