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Thursday, April 29, 2021
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"
Thursday, April 29, 2021

ISHR congratulates the winners of the 2021 Human Rights Thesis Presentation Competition. Students were selected to present their research in no more than 5 minutes, and winners were selected by a faculty panel and the audience. The winners and the titles of their presentations can be found below:

Undergraduate Student Winner:

Safia Southey (UHRP): "Repatriation vs. Resettlement: The Role of UNRWA in the Stalemate of the Palestinian Refugee Crisis" 

A global team of experts has defined menstrual health to advance policy, practice, and research
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Billions of people around the world experience a menstrual cycle. Meeting their menstrual needs is essential for achieving health and gender equality.

A growing body of activists and actors are rising to the challenge and have brought visibility to this long-marginalized topic. However, large-scale investment and coordination across sectors is needed to ensure menstrual health for all.

To provide a common language and unite efforts to support the breadth of menstrual needs, a collaboration of experts have now defined menstrual health.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

ISHR congratulates the following human rights students on being inducted in the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa:

Abigail Edwards, General Studies

Arina Karkhanis, Columbia College

Griffin Jones, General Studies

Julia Kepczynska, General Studies

Kendra Neumann, Columbia College

Lorenzo Lamo, General Studies

Thu Phuong To, General Studies

Rachel Gordon, General Studies

Safia Southey, General Studies

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates the following human rights students who received departmental honors and prizes: 

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