by David L. Phillips
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019

The ISHR congratulates Sabrina Kozikis who was invited to present her MA thesis "'Water Is a Human Right' - Exploring the Paradox of Framing Water as a Human Right in a Hostile Political Climate" at this year's GSAS Master's SynThesis Competition. The annual competition is an opportunity for MA students in the Arts and Sciences to showcase their research and presentation skills in a relaxed and collegial environment. Sabrina's faculty advisor, Dr. Inga Winkler, is a staff member at the ISHR and serves as the Institute's Director of Undergraduate Studies. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

New report and Congressional briefings stress the need for stronger legal protections, enhanced funding, community participation, and greater accountability to ensure basic needs are met

Thursday, April 25, 2019

On April 25th at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the book, Global Indigenous Youth: Through Their Eyes, was presented to the public for the first time. Written by Indigenous young authors from the seven Indigenous sociocultural regions, it is the result of a collaboration between the Global Indigenous Youth Global Caucus and ISHR in cooperation with the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on YOUTH, MADRE, and Tribal Link Foundation.

by Inga Winkler and Sydney Amoakoh
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

If 2015 was the year the period went public, 2018 was the year menstruation won its spotlight at the United Nations' high-level sustainable development and human rights forums. "Carrying on the Flow" examines how we can turn the current momentum surrounding menstruation into a movement which is not only sustainable - but which also elevates menstrual health as a cross-cutting rights issue, and which truly leaves no menstruator behind. 

PC: @petrapaul13