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7 Oct 2022, 4:00 am by Jim Sedor
About 26 percent said they have personally experienced differential treatment (positive and negative) because of their political views or affiliation, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). [read post]
3 Oct 2022, 6:45 am by Kristie Bluett
While each country’s politics are unique, the region has been marked in the past decade by centralization of power, stigmatization of civil society organizations, and the mixing of political with national interests. [read post]
30 Sep 2022, 12:18 pm by Ana Popovich
Background on C4 Center C4 Center was founded by human rights activists in 2015 on the heels of the 1MDB scandal. [read post]
29 Sep 2022, 1:52 am by
Paid for by Humane Society Legislative Fund and not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee. [read post]
22 Sep 2022, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
The Court recognized that the rights of life, health, freedom, and human dignity are substantially linked and determined by the environment and the ecosystem.[5] Another clear indication of the Global South lead in climate change jurisprudence is the recent Supreme Court of Brazil ruling (June 2022) to recognize the Paris Agreement as a human rights treaty.[6] Such designation as human rights treaty—the first of its kind concerning the Paris Agreement… [read post]
22 Sep 2022, 1:12 am
Because I believe democracy remains humanity’s greatest instrument to address the challenges of our time. [read post]
15 Sep 2022, 6:47 am by The Petrie-Flom Center Staff
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) oversees the funding of IDD services in the U.S., and despite the plea of Senators Murray, Hassan, and Warren, the agency has made no effort to collect data on COVID-19 outcomes among those receiving IDD services. [read post]
13 Sep 2022, 7:00 am by Guest Blogger
It would be far better if liberal legislators could simply make a case for abortion and labor rights on their own merits without having to bother with the Constitution. [read post]
12 Sep 2022, 5:55 am by Ari Tolany
Code, one of the “Leahy laws,” bars Department of Defense (DoD) appropriated funds from training, equipping, or providing other assistance for foreign units who have committed gross violations of human rights. [read post]
But most civil society organizations in New Zealand will still lack sufficient funding to meaningfully engage with the mechanisms that the code will create. [read post]
26 Aug 2022, 7:08 am by The Petrie-Flom Center Staff
Society understandably balks at propertization of human genes or other substances, but the draft bill clarifies that “unmodified” human genes and other materials as they exist in the human body are ineligible for patenting. [read post]
25 Aug 2022, 6:00 am by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Across the world, we see a sustained practice of abusing counterterrorism language and laws to target, silence, and harm civil society and human rights defenders. [read post]
25 Aug 2022, 5:53 am by Annie Shiel
Although the Senate has not yet taken up the bill on the floor, informal negotiations are likely already underway in the face of a crowded legislative calendar, and it’s uncertain what the remainder of the process will look like. [read post]
22 Aug 2022, 5:56 am by Rachel Margolis
Latin America is one of the world’s most dangerous regions for human rights activists, and the criminalization of human rights defenders and civil society actors — loosely defined as the misuse of criminal law to impede their work — is on the rise. [read post]
21 Aug 2022, 5:57 am by Giles Peaker
With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement. [read post]