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A Human Rights Framework for Preventing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment

This document provides a framework for humanitarian and development organizations to understand preventing sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (PSEAH) as a matter of human rights. There are three documents:  A Human Rights Framework for PSEAH - this document includes an introduction to the framework and lays out the elements of the framework. Annex 1: Definitions - this document defines key terms used in the framework. Annex 2: Human Rights Documents - this document connects the key elements of the framework to internationally-recognized Human Rights Documents such as Universal Declaration on Human Rights.

March 4, 2022
Blog Post

An International Human Rights Approach to Eradicating COVID-19

The race to develop and put on the market a COVID-19 vaccine is gathering pace. While it seems like there…

January 7, 2021

Challenges for Human Rights Defenders

April 1, 2019
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Commemorating Human Rights Day

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home—so close and so small that they…

December 10, 2020

Democracy, Human Rights & Governance

February 18, 2020

Democracy, Human Rights & Governance

February 9, 2021

Democracy, Human Rights, & Governance

February 19, 2019

Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance

March 23, 2022
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Human Rights Day 2021: Fighting for Equality in the COVID Age

25 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly declared that development is a human right. Recognizing development as a…

December 10, 2021
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Killings of Guatemala’s Indigenous Activists Raise Specter of Human Rights Crises

For three days last week, thousands of Guatemalans blocked roads and major highways to protest the Central American country's slide toward a constitutional crisis. The protest organizers included groups that have long demanded justice: indigenous communities and campesinos, as rural and farm workers are called.

January 22, 2019