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The Biden Administration’s Proposed Asylum Rule Risks Violating Human Rights

The Biden administration made a promise to reform the U.S. asylum system, a system strained under political and budgetary…

March 27, 2023

Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance

January 30, 2023

Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance

March 23, 2022
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Launching the Human Rights Framework for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment

International Women’s Day provides us the opportunity to reflect on the progress made and challenges that remain in achieving gender…

March 7, 2022

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
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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

Democracy, Human Rights & Governance

February 9, 2021
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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
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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
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Six Books About Human Rights You Should Read

Book lists are nothing new. Yet, with COVID-19 lockdowns, people are spending more time in their homes than ever. We…

July 1, 2020