Since a word like “humanitarian” is used so often throughout a service-minded institution like Stanford University, it is crucial to examine and contemplate its concrete meaning. Participation in... Read More
Reed Brody, human rights lawyer and recent counsel to victims at the Extraordinary African Chambers, gave the Handa Center Annual Public Lecture in Human Rights, The Prosecution of Hissène Habré: A... Read More
On Monday 24 April 2017 approximately 70 people gathered at the Kravan Hotel in Phnom Penh to watch the first Cambodian screening of Breaking the Silence, a documentary exploring crimes of sexual... Read More
Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist who escaped ISIS captivity, spoke at the annual Stanford Global Studies student dinner on April 17. She was accompanied by Haider Elias, co-founder of ... Read More
On Monday April 10, the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Stanford University hosted a panel discussion on Sexual and Gender Based Violence, featuring Former United... Read More
On Thursday 23 March 2017 Khmer Mekong Films (KMF) and the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, with technical support from the Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO)... Read More
Stanford Global Studies and the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice sat down with Reed Brody, human rights lawyer and recent counsel to victims at the Extraordinary African... Read More
On Thursday 16 February 2017, the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, in conjunction with Khmer Mekong Films and with the generous support of the British Embassy of Phnom... Read More
On Friday 13 January 2017, the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice in conjunction with Tilburg University and with support from the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, held a... Read More
Handa Research Fellow Shreyasi Jha published an article in the Journal of Gender Studies titled "(Re)centering street harassment – an appraisal of safe cities global initiative in Delhi, India". The... Read More
For a week in late November, the Handa Center completed the second and third of its courses on international criminal law and maritime security for the Philippine judiciary. This program is conducted... Read More
Legal Training in Cambodia
The Handa Center held an intensive workshop on interactive methodologies for teaching human rights and criminal justice in Cambodian law schools November 21-25, 2016 in... Read More
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Secretary of State John Kerry spoke highly of Stanford students in the Hacking for Diplomacy... Read More
On November 1, a group of undergraduate and law school students took the opportunity to meet with Judge Liu Daqun, the Vice-President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia... Read More
Human Rights Education Program Update
On 12 September, the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice, in collaboration with the East West Center, held a showcase to promote the... Read More
The new human rights minor offered by the Handa Center made front page news today in the Stanford Daily. Read the full article here.
Learn about the minor here.
At 15 years old, Ian Thorpe became the youngest world champion in history. By the time he competed in the 2000 Olympics, he had broken 10 world records. In Sydney, he took home three gold and two... Read More
The Handa Center and the Hass Center for Public Service today hosted a students’ workshop Human Rights in Community. The event was an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to talk with... Read More
Click here to see photos from the exercise.
The war in Syria has been underway since 2011. From the beginning, the Syrian people have experienced a range of human rights violations, from unrelenting... Read More
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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski delivered the Handa Center’s annual public lecture on human rights to a... Read More
More than 1,200 members of the Japanese public convened in Tokyo on December 13 for the WSD Global Human Rights Summit on Human Trafficking, presented by the Handa Center in partnership with... Read More
Handa Center Research Fellow Shreyasi Jha has spent the past year researching the effects of the economic integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on women. With a vision of... Read More
About 20 Stanford students and community members explored both the international and domestic implications of human trafficking with Free the Slaves. Executive Director Maurice Middleberg and Handa... Read More