Monday, September 18, 2023

2016 Advocate Aehshatou Manu and her colleagues from the African Indigenous Women Organization Central African Network (AIWO-CAN) continue to promote education for indigenous girls from the Mbororo Pastoralist and hunter-gatherer Baka Indigenous communities in the East and Adamawa regions of Cameroon as part of their mission to eradicate gender-based violence in these communities.

Monday, September 11, 2023

2019 Advocate Mariano Ruiz of Argentina has founded Derechos Humanos y Diversidad Asociación Civil, an NGO that will offer communication skills training to LGBTIQ grassroots advocates in Latin America and the Caribbean. The NGO will also house the first center for the integration of displaced LGBTIQ people in Argentina. Earlier this year, Mariano attended the Equitas International Human Rights Training Program in Canada.

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is delighted to welcome three new lecturers joining us this academic year.

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.