Friday, June 11, 2021

In cooperation with the International Indigenous Women's Forum/Foro Internacional de Mujeres Indígenas, 2016 Advocate Aehshatou Manu and her colleagues from AIWO-CAN led a capacity building workshop on the empowerment of indigenous women, girls and youth with a focus on leadership, rights, and the impact of COVID-19 on their communities in Cameroon.

Friday, June 4, 2021

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia (speaking) and Sean Tanner, founders of The Abolition Institute, led a delegation to Mauritania and Senegal in May. Tandia reports: “No words can describe how thrilled I am about the visit.

Friday, June 4, 2021

ISHR launched a new fellowship opportunity - the Human Rights Research Fellowship - which provides funding to students who wish to gain valuable research experience, while supporting the work of Columbia faculty conducting human rights-related research. Human rights students across Columbia received a research fellowship to support faculty in the departments of Political Science (Barnard and Columbia), History (Barnard College), the Center on Sustainable Investment (Columbia Law School), Peace and Human Rights Education (Teachers College). 


Friday, June 4, 2021

International Federation for Human Rights is publishing a new report: "Russia: Crimes Against History" and is organizing an online conference on June 10 to coincide with its launch. The report details the violations of human rights committed by the Russian regime in furtherance of State historical memory policy, to the detriment of historians, activists, NGOs and other "history producers" that work on commemorating victims of Soviet era crimes.

Friday, May 28, 2021

2009 Human Rights Advocates Program alumni Mary Akrami (third from left) and Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy in Kabul Ian J. McCary met to discuss the role of women in building peace and unity in Afghanistan.