Monday, April 1, 2024

Samuel Matsikure of Aidsfonds addressed the House of Representatives of the Netherlands on March 19th.  He reported how Dutch money has contributed to the prevention of millions of AIDS deaths. He called on the Dutch government to continue to provide this support, especially with regard to vulnerable groups such as LGBTIQ people. You can watch him here.

Monday, April 1, 2024
In honor of HRAP’s 35th anniversary, ISHR has asked Columbia University alumni to share their recollections of the program. The first alumnus to be featured is Caroline Fidan Tyler Doenmez who earned the HRSMA from ISHR in 2015. 
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

2023-24 Advocate Andrea Tock, who is the Director of Learning and Impact at the Women’s Justice Initiative in Guatemala, participated in the panel discussion titled "Feminist Grassroots Justice: Building Power, Shaping Change" at the Ford Foundation on March 13th, 2024. The panel was part of the parallel events held during the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York City.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

2010 Advocate Dr. Agnes Atim Apea visited ISHR on March 18th while she was in NYC with the Ugandan delegation to the UN Commission on the Status of Women. 

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

On Monday, February 26th, 2016 Advocate Jeffrey Walimba Wambaya, a program manager at ISHTAR MSM in Kenya, met with participants in the current Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR). Jeffrey was joined by ISHTAR’s director, Peter Njane. ISHTAR is a community-based organization that advances the sexual health rights of Men who have sex with Men (MSM), works to reduce the stigma and discrimination affecting them, and advocates for their rights to access health care, including STI/HIV and AIDS related care and treatment.