Wednesday, May 10, 2023

The  Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Council  (WGSS) at Columbia University invited 2022-23 Advocate Jade Jacobs-Wort of South Africa and Stephanie V. Grepo, Director of Capacity Building at ISHR, to speak at their May meeting. Jade spoke about their work as the Co-Director and Knowledge and Research Manager at Iranti, a media advocacy organization defending the rights of lesbian, intersex, and transgender persons in Africa while Stephanie provided an overview of HRAP as it relates to gender, LGBTQIA+ issues, women's rights, and Indigenous rights.

Monday, May 8, 2023
The 2023 edition of the Global School of Indigenous Women Leaders took place remotely this year. It was the tenth edition of this unique program. 
The Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights has been cooperating with FIMI on this program since 2013 and organized a series of weekly seminars for Indigenous women from February to May 2023. The seminars provided a human rights curriculum and gave the opportunity to participants to explore a broad context of human rights topics and advocacy.
Monday, May 8, 2023

ISHR wishes to congratulate the winners of the 2023 Human Rights Thesis Competition. 

Thursday, May 4, 2023
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates the following human rights students who received departmental honors and prizes: 
Phi Beta Kappa Inductees 
Levin Guerra, Columbia College
Alexandra Kirk, Columbia College
Victoria Mueller, Columbia College
Undergraduate Human Rights Departmental Honors 
Haley Michelle Chung, Columbia College 
Victor Gout, General Studies
Thursday, May 4, 2023
On Thursday, April 27, 2023, ISHR hosted a celebratory event for its graduating students. Faculty, staff, returning and graduating students attended the event and enjoyed an evening celebrating the accomplishments of the graduating class. ISHR’s Executive Director, Joseph Slaughter, gave the opening remarks at the event followed by Gergana Halpern, Director of Education Programs.