Wednesday, August 3, 2022

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.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Founded in southwestern Uganda by 1996 Advocate Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, Nyaka recently opened a Healing Center at Kihihi Health Center IV in Kanungu District through its sexual and gender-based violence program.  The program provides medical care, counseling, and legal advocacy to survivors of sexual violence. Since 2015, this particular Nyaka program has helped nearly 500 survivors and assisted in the prosecution of more than 100 perpetrators, some of the first successful prosecutions in southwest Uganda.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

ISIMA University of Mexico invited 1993 Advocate Luis Felipe Polo to participate as a speaker in the "Third International Pedagogical Congress 2022" and in the "Third International Juridical Congress 2022" as part of their activities to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Professor Noah B. Chasin was awarded the Faculty Mentoring Award in June 2022 for his outstanding work with M.A. students at ISHR and the Urban Design program at GSAPP.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Halifax Pride (Nova Scotia, Canada) invited 2019 Advocate Mariano Ruiz, Project Coordinator at Fundación AMAL Argentina, to headline their Evening Speakers Series. Mariano discussed his experience working with LGBTIQ+ refugees in Argentina and his partnership with the Canadian-based NGO Rainbow Railroad including their most recent project, the Act Together for Inclusion Fund. His participation was possible thanks to the invite through Dignity Network Canada, Equitas, and the Canadian Union of Public Employees.