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Feb 18 2020 | Posted In: Events
By Isabel Vasquez, Student Assistant.   Dr. Adam Kochanski, a former postdoctoral fellow and a current research fellow at the Center, recently returned to Stanford to discuss his research findings on local transitional justice (TJ) processes. His research questions the sweeping endorsements of...
Mar 6 2019 | Posted In: Events, Rule of Law and Accountability
by Isabel Vasquez, Handa Center student assistant David Morales, director of Strategic Litigation for Cristosal, a NGO working to advance human rights in Central America, spoke to a Stanford audience about his work on the El Mozote case in El Salvador. El Mozote was the site of the largest massacre...
Nov 1 2018 | Posted In: Events, Human Trafficking, Research & Publications, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Handa Center Research Fellow Natasha Dolby recently spoke to an audience at Stanford about the findings of her publication, Domestic Sex Trafficking of Children in Brazil. In her paper, she highlights the cultural norms that sexualize girls and accept violence against women. She also said the vast...
Jul 6 2018 | Posted In: Events
The Stanford Daily captures the essence of LIYANA, the film screened by the Handa Center for the Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival on June 27, 2018. The full article is below or can be read at The Stanford Daily here. 
May 2 2018 | Posted In: Events
The Handa Center was honored to join the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) to co-sponsor Kofi Annan, in Conversation with Francis Fukuyama, on May 1. The event can be viewed on Facebook here. 
Mar 29 2018 | Posted In: Events, Human Trafficking, Research & Publications
Launch for the Results of the Study “Understanding the Landscape of Human Trafficking Data Collection in ASEAN and Promoting Government- and Civil Society-Led Promising Practices” 
Feb 24 2018 | Posted In: Events
Technology, Syria, and Human Rights: How a Tech - "Connected" Civil Society Might Hold Governments Accountable
Jan 22 2018 | "An Antidote to the Hatred" | Posted In: Events
Stanford Politics, a student run newsmagazine, interviewed Handa Center Annual Lecturer Karim Khan, QC about Islam and human rights.  The Q&A tackles the war on terror, Islam's reputation, universal human rights and religion, and Islam's compatibility with human rights. Read the full transcript...
Dec 1 2017 | Posted In: Events, In the Media
The Stanford Daily covered the Handa Center Annual Lecture in Human Rights, Islam and Human Rights, delivered by Karim Khan, QC on November 30, 2017. The article, International lawyer Karim Khan argues peace at core of Islam, can be read here. To learn more about the event and Karim Khan, QC please...
Nov 15 2017 | Posted In: Events, Rule of Law and Accountability
Judge Chang-ho Chung of the International Criminal Court visited Stanford on November 15 to offer his perspective on recent trends and institutional developments at the Court, as well as opportunities for future engagement to promote rule of law. Both undergraduate and law school students welcomed...