Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Four participants in the 2019 HRAP sat down for interviews at the StoryCorps booth in Lower Manhattan.

Monday, August 17, 2020

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to welcome the eight participants in the 2020-21 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) to Columbia University.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

On July 23rd, HRAP 2015 participant, Sandra Creamer, moderated a webinar titled "Social and emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 and the re-emergence #BlackLivesMatter: The leadership and experience of Indigenous women." The webinar was organized by The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance (NATSIWA) and the University of Queensland’s School of Public Health featuring the Healing Foundation, 1800Respect and two professional Aboriginal women in their fields of work. 

Friday, July 24, 2020

2009 Advocate Mary Akrami was recently interviewed by BBC World for the show Witness History. The interview is available here

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Congratulations to 2019 Advocate Ssenfuka Joanita Warry “Biggie” and her colleagues at Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG) on their organization’s 18th anniversary. FARUG is a women’s rights organization based in Uganda that advocates for and addresses issues of lesbians, Bisexuals and Queer persons (LBQ).