Current News at the Institute

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights would like to congratulate two students in the Human Rights Studies MA program for being selected for the 2018 Graduate Global Policy Fellowship

by Marial Quezada
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Julie Ciccolini, M.A. 2018
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

ISHR congratulates Julie Ciccolini on placing third in the 2018 Graduate School Master’s SynThesis Competition.  Julie's presentation is available to view here.

New Publication Available!
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Institute for the Study and Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race are pleased to announce the new publication “Walking and Learning with Indigenous Peoples: A Contribution to the 5th Anniversary of the International Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Policy at Columbia University”.

Edited by Pamela Calla and Elsa Stamatopoulou, the book is available via Columbia’s Academic Commons.

ISHR joins campaign on Indigenous women
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

In May 2018 the Indigenous Peoples Rights Program joined the campaign that aims at making Indigenous Women visible.

There are approximately 185 million Indigenous women in the world, belonging to more than 5,000 different Indigenous peoples. Despite the broad international consensus about the important role Indigenous women play in eradicating hunger and malnutrition, there are still limitations in the recognition and exercise of their rights.