Recognising the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Elettra Repetto explores multiple violences facing women and girls around the world and some of the challenges to protecting our fundamental human rights.
In our latest article in the series ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Shivani Danielle Jacelon discusses mental health and the rise in deaths of despair during the pandemic, and the need for a stronger, adaptive human rights framework.
In our latest article for Rights! Professor Angelo Dube discusses the deployment of the army in civilian COVID-19 policing operations in South Africa
In our latest article in the series ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Kale Amenge discuss what the “new normal” post-COVID-19 world may look like for Roma populations
In our latest article in the series ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Charles Slidders discusses some of the challenges facing economic and environmental progressive policy making against the back drop of the coronavirus, huge transfers of wealth in the era of neoliberalism and the subsequent economic turmoil facing millions of people around the world.
In our latest article in the series ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Carole Concha Bell of the Chile Solidarity Network brings our attention to the plight of political prisoners in Chile.
MAHA ABDALLAH AND VITO TODESCHINI
Continuing our series of short think pieces on the theme ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Véronique Lerch discusses the use of war metaphors during the pandemic.
JASMIN LILIAN DIAB
In this article, Jasmin Lilian Diab shines a light on the plight of domestic workers caught under the Kafala system in Lebanon: “migrant domestic workers in Lebanon are not governed by the country’s labour laws, but are rather confined by an archaic Kafala system, an inherently abusive migration sponsorship system, which puts them at an increased risk of being subjected to labour exploitation, forced labour and human trafficking.”
Kicking off our new series of short think pieces on the theme ´Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19′, Saphia Fleury discusses the “wicked problems” of Coronavirus and climate change.