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. 

Monday, March 18, 2024
On March 8th, 2024, International Women’s Day, Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director of  ISHR’s Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program, was granted a Lifetime Achievement Award by the New York City Bar Association, on the occasion of the 5th International Law Conference on the Status of Women.
Thursday, March 14, 2024
By Elsa Stamatopoulou*
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights and its Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program are committed to spreading knowledge about the rights of Indigenous Peoples within Columbia and around the world. One of the Institute’s recent initiatives was to create the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Indigenous Peoples Rights with a global perspective.
In the past month, two important initiatives of our work partners were carried out that we were pleased to participate in and support.
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.