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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The Human Rights Advocates Program's 2021-22 Annual Program Report is now available.

Click here to read the full report.

Click here to read past HRAP Program Reports.

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Michael Miiro, 2017 HRAP Advocate, was featured on NTV Uganda in a segment titled "PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY: Activists call for more inclusion and opportunities." Click here to watch the clip.
Michael says: "People with disabilities should stop blaming themselves and blaming the impairment but rather show the world what they can perform and do, so that the employers get the potential and engage to see the employee's prospective abilities." 
Monday, July 18, 2022

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race are glad to inform you that we are now accepting applications for the 2023 International Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Policy (ISSP). This program also enjoys the cooperation of the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and the University of British Columbia (Canada).

Monday, June 27, 2022

2020-21 Advocate Ruben Avila Reyna shared the following news with us about Pride in Nuevo León, Mexico: “On June 18th, thousands of people took to the streets of Nuevo León, Mexico, to affirm that LGBTIQ+ rights are human rights. Pride means a lot in this city especially when just some years ago we were considered the most discriminatory state in the whole of Mexico. For the first time, even some Government officials joined Pride celebrations. The work in terms of laws and policies is still not done, but this year marked a significant step forward.

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