Embedding Human Rights in Equalities Impact Assessments: policy brief May 2021
Noting the City of York Council's adoption of an integrated Human Rights and Equalities Impact Assessment tool, this policy brief highlights the advantages of an integrated approach to assessing the human rights and equalities impacts of the Council's policies, and it identifies best practices across the United Kingdom to guide the implementation of the new tool in the City of York.
Meaningful Solidarity with Women Human Rights Defenders in Asia
MA student Amy Darch discusses Human Rights Now’s ‘Women Human Rights Defenders in Asia: Fighting for Freedom and Democracy’ event in March 2021.
Launch of innovative undergraduate courses on human rights defenders by the University of South Pacific
The Centre for Applied Human Rights congratulates The University of the South Pacific (USP) on the launch of two landmark undergraduate modules, "Introduction to the Role and Challenges of Human Rights Defenders" and "Building Resilience among Human Rights Defenders", the first of their kind in the global South.
Updated - CAHR expresses concern for arrest and subsequent court summons of Zimbabwean HRD Prosper Tiringindi
The Centre for Applied Human Rights is concerned to hear that Zimbabwean human rights defender and CAHR visiting fellow in 2018/9, Prosper Tiringindi, was arrested on 25 March 2021 in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.
ARCTIVISM: AN EXHIBITION is now online
Our exhibition featuring works created by international women activists and artists in response to government Covid-19 measures is now viewable online.
Pandemic likely to result in long-lasting socio-economic impacts on York, new study says
The Covid pandemic has exacerbated issues of inequality and discrimination in the city, a new report says.
Support for a solidarity fund
The Centre for Applied Human Rights expresses its support for a solidarity fund created by Chayan Vaddhanaphuti (a CAHR collaborator), alongside James Scott and Tun Myint. The fund is to help people on strike (especially academics and teachers) in Myanmar in this very difficult period.
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Work with Geneva Call on the influence of religious leaders on parties to armed conflict.
Activists have been silenced by governments during the pandemic, new report says
Human rights defenders continue to face arrest, experience attacks, threats and repression during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report says.
York becomes first city in the UK to join Shelter City
York is also only the eighteenth city in the world to join the network.
Publication: Protecting human rights defenders at risk
Alice Nah has edited the lastest volume in the Routledge Studies in Human Rights series.
Sam Pegram Human Rights Placement Award
This award celebrates the life and honours the memory of Sam Pegram (1994 - 2019), an alumnus of the LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice who died tragically in the Ethiopian Airlines crash in 2019.