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January 11th, 2013

Combating human trafficking requires a regional approach, says Stanford scholar

CDDRL, FSI Stanford News

Helen Stacy, director of the CDDRL Program on Human Rights and a FSI senior fellow, says the moment is ripe to examine human trafficking in Asia and the mechanisms for fighting it. As U.S. foreign policy pivots toward Asia, human rights issues are becoming integrated into regional discussions on trade and economic development. Read more »



June 13th, 2012

Stanford undergrad awarded human rights fellowship, heads to Hong Kong

This summer Adrian Bonifacio, one of the recipients of The Program on Human Rights and the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society's 2012 Human Rights Fellowship, will work with the Asian Pacific Mission for Migrants, a non-governmental organization that promotes and defends the rights of migrant workers in Hong Kong. Read more »



February 21st, 2012

Addressing the supply and demand side of the sex trafficking industry

Jean Enriquez, executive director of the Coalition Against Trafficking of Women - Asia Pacific presented her views on sex trafficking at the sixth installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Speakers Series. Read more »



January 24th, 2012

Madeline Rees speaks out against human trafficking abuses within the UN system

Madeline Rees, former U.N. high commissioner for human rights in Bosnia and secretary general for the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom spoke at the second installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Speaker Series on human rights abuse during peacekeeping operations and how to improve accountability. Read more »



November 1st, 2011

Local teaching, global thinking

in the news: Stanford Daily on November 3, 2011

The Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative in partnership with the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, the Program on Human Rights, the School of Education and the Division of International Comparative and Area Studies is working with community college educators to create a human rights curriculum that supports and promotes awareness among students about international issues. Read more »



October 14th, 2011

Marques to lead Program on Human Rights

in the news

Nadejda Marques joined the Program on Human Rights (PHR) at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law in September 2011. Her mandate is to help the PHR launch a new research initiative on human trafficking, enhance current programming, and organize human rights events on campus. On October 6, The Stanford Daily published an article announcing Marques' arrival to Stanford from the Harvard School of Public Health, touching on the personal journey that inspired her passion and conviction in human rights. Read more »



October 4th, 2011

Human rights curriculum for the 21st century

PHR, SPICE News

The Stanford Report covered the recently launched Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative, which brings human rights curriculum into the classrooms of California community colleges to transform students into globally-conscious citizens. Piloted in partnership with the Program on Human Rights, the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), and the Division of International Comparative and Area Studies, the Initiative appoints human rights fellows to develop new curriculum for broader application in California and beyond. Read more »




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