ISHR congratulates the winners of the 2021 Human Rights Essay Contest. Students were invited to submit compelling academic papers that addressed issues relating to human rights. The winners and the titles of their essays can be found below:
Undergraduate Student Winners:
Lexi Young (Human Rights Major, Columbia College): "Crisis in Canada: How Nonprofits are Mobilizing to Address Systemic Inequality Faced by Canada’s Indigenous Populations"
Lauren Elizabeth Buehner (Human Rights Concentration, Columbia College): "Transboundary Water Governance And The Human Right To Water In Latin America"
Graduate Student Winners:
Rosario Grima Algora (Columbia Law School): "Advancing Reproductive Justice in Latin America through a Transitional Justice Lens"
Neha Sree Tadepalli (HRSMA): "The Devaluation of Civilian Lives: An Analysis of the Saudi-led Coalition in Yemen"