Wednesday, August 30, 2023

2010 Advocate Gisèle Ngungua Sangua has been named the Provincial Minister of Gender, Women and Children of Haut-Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She is the founder of  Action Large des Femmes Avocates, which provides legal assistance to women in prison and victims of violence. She also worked with the Court of Appeals in Lubumbashi and the International Criminal Court. 

Thursday, August 3, 2023

On the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights pays tribute to the struggles of the Indigenous Peoples for dignity, justice and human rights and stands in solidarity with Indigenous human rights defenders.

The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is celebrated with events around the world. The Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in response to Indigenous Peoples’ advocacy and was first marked in 1994.

Jade Jacobs-Wort
Tuesday, July 25, 2023

2022-23 Advocate Jade Jacobs-Wort sat down with HRAP work-study student Victor Jandres Rivera to talk about their work as a human rights advocate. The video can be found on the HRAP YouTube Channel here.

Monday, July 17, 2023
The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is now open for applications to the Fall 2024 program. 
Monday, July 10, 2023
Della Maggio (she/her) was selected by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to be one of the 2023 awardees of the Dr. Devon T. Wade Mentorship, Service, and Advocacy Award. This prize is presented annually to a Master’s or doctoral student in any Arts and Sciences discipline who most exemplifies a commitment to community-building and mentoring as demonstrated by the late Dr. Devon T. Wade.