Monday, June 27, 2022

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia, co-founder and co-director of The Abolition Institute (AI), reported the following: “The Abolition Institute and its Mauritanian delegation enthusiastically participated in a series of activities celebrating Juneteenth, the holiday com

Sunday, June 26, 2022

2016 Advocate Samuel Matsikure graduated with a Master in Human Rights, Peace and Development from African University in June. He reports, “My dissertation focused on access to legal justice for self-identifying gay and bisexual men in Harare, Zimbabwe. I used Kimberly Crenshaw’s intersectionality theoretical framework to illuminate gay and bisexual men’s experiences in accessing justice system. The framework reveals the complex factors as well as processes that shape social experiences.”

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Initiative for Equality and Non Discrimination (INEND), founded by 2014 Advocate Esther Adhiambo, has spent Pride month #queeringtheballot in Kenya. Esther’s organization reports: “LGBTQ Kenyans are not protected from discrimination.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

The Massive Open Online Course on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights prepared by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights just completed one year and a half of life (November 2020 to May 2022). The course was created in collaboration with Indigenous experts from around the world as well as Columbia’s CTL team.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is looking for a qualified human rights instructor to teach the following course during the 2022-2023 academic year, with the possibility of continued teaching in subsequent semesters. Please note that this is a part-time, adjunct appointment.