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Julie Cordua speaks on child exploitation and sexual abuse imagery

February 2015

Julie Cordua, executive director of Thorn, a non-profit organization founded by Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, spoke passionately on the topic child exploitation and sexual abuse imagery for the...

UNDP official speaks on rule of law in China

December 2014

Qing Gu, team leader for the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Poverty, Equity, and Governance unit in Beijing, China, spoke at CDDRL's Program on Human Rights on November 19,...

Stanford conference to explore indigenous rights in Latin America

May 2012

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) together with the Center for Latin American Studies is hosting a one-day conference on Tuesday,...

New Stanford summer course to bring leading human rights actors inside the classroom

February 2012

The Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, together with Stanford Summer Session are proud to offer a special session on human rights June 25 - July...

Stanford researchers fight human trafficking

November 2011

Human trafficking is a global phenomenon that each year forces millions into lives as prostitutes, laborers, child soldiers, and domestic servants.

Human Rights Watch comes to Stanford

October 2011

The Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is hosting the Human Rights Watch 2011 Voices for Justice honorees at a special event at Stanford...

Applications for summer fellowships open

October 2011

The Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), together with the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society are offering four summer fellowships in...

Human rights curriculum for the 21st century

October 2011

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...

The Program on Human Rights welcomes new program manager

September 2011

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law is pleased to announce that Nadejda Marques has joined the Program on Human Rights (PHR) to serve as the new program manager.

Teaching Human Rights in a Global Context

June 2011

On June 4, 2011, SPICE co-sponsored a conference, "Teaching Human Rights in a Global Context," with the Program on Human Rights (Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, FSI), the...

Roth on Obama's human rights record

April 2011

On April 13, Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch discussed Obama's human rights record to an audience of over 125 students and faculty, marking Roth's first speaking engagement...

Alison Renteln speaks on culture as a human right

March 2011

On February 22, Professor Alison Renteln of the University of Southern California spoke during the seventh installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins Speaker Series hosted by the Program on Human...

John Tasioulas on justifying human rights

February 2011

On February 15, Professor John Tasioulas of the Faculty of Law at University College London spoke during the sixth session of the Sanela Diana Jenkins Speaker Series hosted by the Program on Human...

Rees discusses human trafficking, conflicts, and the transformative power of human rights

February 2011

On February 8, the Program on Human Rights’ at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law welcomed Madeleine Rees to speak as part of the Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Series.

Simmons stresses the role of international law in mobilizing for human rights

January 2011

On January 25, Beth Simmons spoke as part of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series hosted by the Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and...

Karen Alter speaks on the evolution of transnational law and international courts

January 2011

On January 18, Karen Alter spoke as part of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series hosted by the Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the...

Kathryn Sikkink: Can human rights prosecutions change world politics?

January 2011

On January 11, Kathryn Sikkink was the featured speaker at the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series hosted by the Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy,...

Zimbabwean activist defends human rights

January 2011

On January 4, the Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law launched the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series featuring activist...

Editors of 'Hope Deferred' recount stories of Zimbabwean tragedy

December 2010

The Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) in partnership with the Stanford Humanities Center, kicked off the first public event of the Human...

History, Memory and Reconciliation Project Addresses Communal Memories of Loss

April 2010

Mankind has regularly witnessed the immense destruction wrought by natural disasters. Similarly destructive to human life are man-made atrocities, like war and genocide.

Program on Human Rights launched at Stanford

October 2009

In a new Stanford endeavor, FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law has joined with the Bowen H.

New Forum on Contemporary Europe research project on History, Memory and Reconciliation

September 2009

In spring 2009, the Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) and the Division on Languages, Civilizations and Literatures (DLCL) delivered the first part of its multi-year research and public policy...