Category: Human Rights
2015 article in which law professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza analyzes the efforts of Latin American courts to challenge amnesty laws and prosecute human rights violations.
2016 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network that offers insights into the discrimination faced by transgender Americans, including its impacts on health and wellbeing.
2015 review of research related to Muslims in France, and the terrorist attacks on the French satirical news outlet
Charlie Hebdo and a chemical plant near Lyon.
2015 talk by journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones focusing on how she approaches and investigates issues of racial injustice and what she thinks about newsroom diversity and the media's broader coverage of racial issues.
2015 selection of studies that use fieldwork and qualitative and quantitative data to better understand the world’s refugee populations and look to public policy lessons that can be drawn.
2015 study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School that explores how the federal Affordable Care Act has affected out-of-pocket costs for various methods of birth control.
2015 roundup of studies that speak to issues of voting, elections and public opinion, as well as issues of anti-Americanism, in the Arab world.
2015 report from the United Nations providing the latest information on discrimination and violence toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons globally.
2014 study in
Political Analysis proposing a new method for ranking countries on transparency issues based on willingness to report internal data to outside institutions.
2014 study from the University of London published in the
European Sociological Review showing relationships between ethnically diverse classrooms and positive attitudes toward immigrants.
2014 paper in the
Annual Review of Law and Social Science that explores current debates and findings relating to the area of human trafficking.
A 2014 paper from the Harvard Kennedy School on the impact of Radio Télévision Libre des Mille Collines, a key media outlet for the Tutsi-led government, on violence and killings of the Tutsi minority.
2013-14 reports and studies that rank the degree of integrity of voting worldwide, providing perspective on America's recent questions over voting, redistricting and campaign-finance laws.
2013 study in
Conflict Management and Peace Science testing a new model of how civilians chose between sides during civil wars, with a case study involving Ukraine.
2014 selection of research that sheds light on many of the challenges women face in Pakistan and the developing world. Studies look at the role of gender, religion, violence and discrimination.