Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Join ISHR in welcoming the 2022-23 HRAP cohort to Columbia University! Eleven advocates working on issues including LGBTQI+ rights, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, citizenship, migration, women's rights, and environmental justice have been attending skill-based workshops this fall. In the spring, they will join us on campus for the continuation of HRAP which will include participating in academic courses, networking with the human rights community in NYC and DC, and sharing their work with students at Columbia and other universities.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tetiana (Tanya) Kotelnykova, a first-year student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. (HRSMA) Program and a recipient of Columbia University’s Scholarship for Displaced Students, has launched a mentorship program for Ukrainian youth called “Mentor Ukraine.” The program connects Columbia students with Ukrainian young people.

Monday, November 28, 2022
An essay with the above-mentioned title was published this month as Chapter 13 for the Handbook of Linguistic Human Rights, Robert Phillipson and Tove Skutnabb-Kangas eds,,  Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, Hoboken N.J., pp. 195-209, 2022; also available online,
Meryem Bahadir
Monday, November 14, 2022
Meryem Bahadir shares her experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.
In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?
Human Rights Studies, M.A. ‘23
What is your research focus? What drew you to this particular issue/set of issues?
Friday, November 11, 2022

2016 Advocate Aehshatou Manu is at COP 27 in Egypt. She participated in a panel discussion on the impact of climate change on Indigenous Women. She shared the following with ISHR about the panel: “We focused on using traditional knowledge to adapt and mitigate the impact of climate change in our communities.” Earlier in the day, she spoke at another event on the impact of climate change in Africa and proposed some mitigation strategies.