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.