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Congratulations to Human Rights Minor Julian Bava ‘18  for receiving the International Public Service Fellowship, which provides one opportunity for a graduating senior to invest their talent, energy... Read More
Jessie Brunner presenting her research
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”  Jakarta, 29 March... Read More
Doron Dorfman
Doron Dorfman, the Lecturer who designed and taught HUMRTS 104: Introduction to Disability Studies and Disability Rights, was named one of the finest law school writers of 2018 by The Burton Awards... Read More
Radio show
The Handa Center’s Cambodia Program, represented by Lina Tay, appeared on local Radio FM 102 on February 1, 2018 to discuss the recently released report, ‘So We Can Know What Happened’: The... Read More
Mika Koch
Mika Koch ’19, a human biology major and human rights minor, was awarded the National Newman Civic Fellowship for her work in global health. Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne recommended her... Read More
Maya Lorey
Maya Lorey is a senior majoring in Human Biology with a minor in Human Rights. At Stanford, she designed a unique, interdisciplinary framework for her studies and focused on women’s health and rights... Read More
Caring for male and LGBTI sexual violence survivors: learning from local organisations Handa Center Research Fellow Sarah Chynoweth Forced Migration Review 57, Syrians in displacement, February 2018... Read More
Technology, Syria, and Human Rights: How a Tech - "Connected" Civil Society Might Hold Governments Accountable While the war in Syria has dragged on without resolution, one thing remains clear: there... Read More
With co-sponsorship by the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice and Center for South Asia, Stanford student Japsimran Kaur, ’18, spent her summer working with a team of... Read More
Journal cover
Human Rights Minor Julian Bava, ’18, co-authored, “The American Service-Members' Protection Act: Pathways to and Constraints on U.S. Cooperation with the International Criminal Court” in Eyes on the... Read More
Summer fellow with mother in India
Sofia Singer ’19, received support from the Handa Center and Center for South Asia to spend last summer interning with Community Empowerment Lab in Uttar Pradesh, India. She presented the findings of... Read More
War ruins in Bosnia
Alina Utrata (‘17) recently published an article in northern slant, titled “Belfast is not Bosnia”, reflecting on her studies of conflict in Bosnia and Ireland. Utrata was the first student to... Read More
Report cover
On January 25, 2018 the Cambodia Programs of the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice, with generous support from the British Embassy in Phnom Penh and the East-West Center,... Read More
The Handa Center is excited to welcome a new research fellow, Adam Kochanski. Adam joined us after completing his PhD in Political Studies at the University of Ottawa in Canada, where he focused on... Read More
Karim Khan lecturing
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,... Read More
Reproductive Health Matters journal cover
 Handa Center Research Fellow Sarah Chynoweth co-authored the article, "Sexual violence against men and boys in conflict and forced displacement: implications for the health sector," in Reproductive... Read More
Karim Khan delivers the annual lecture
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... Read More
Foreign Affairs magazine cover
Handa Center Research Fellow Mark Hanis pens a letter, A Kinder Truman Doctrine, in Foreign Affairs Magazine's November/December 2017 Issue. A Kinder Truman Doctrine By Mark Hanis I am delighted to... Read More
Cover of UNHCR report
Handa Center Research Fellow Dr. Sarah Chynoweth is the author of a new UNHCR publication, "We Keep It in Our Heart" - Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys in the Syria Crisis. As the civil war in... Read More
Alexis Kallen
"Five from Stanford named Rhodes Scholars," reports Stanford News.  Among them is Human Rights Minor and Handa Center Student Worker Alexis Kallen.   Alexis Kallen is a senior majoring in political... Read More
Class on field trip
The Stanford Daily wrote about HUMRTS 104: Introduction to Disability Studies and Disability Rights, a new course launched by the Handa Center this Fall. When J.S.D. candidate Doron Dorfman J.S.M. ’... Read More
Guest speaker and student audience
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... Read More
In collaboration with the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the Stanford University Human Rights in Trauma Mental Health Lab has released a report titled Mental Health Consequences Following... Read More
Panel discussants
Stanford Politics, a student run newsmagazine, has produced several articles covering Handa Center events on campus. “The mobilization of hatred…is too often an extremely useful political strategy”,... Read More
Students celebrate disability awareness week
The Stanford Daily referenced HUMRTS 104: Introduction to Disability Studies and Disability Rights, a new course launched by the Handa Center this Fall in their article, "ASSU-led Disabilities Week... Read More