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Addressing the supply and demand side of the sex trafficking industry

February 2012

Jean Enriquez, executive director of the Coalition Against Trafficking of Women - Asia Pacific presented her views on sex trafficking at the sixth installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins...

Will human rights dominate the international stage by 2022?

February 2012

In a piece for Global Brief magazine, Helen Stacy makes predictions about the state of international human rights norms and criminal prosecutions in the year 2022.

Trafficking victim turns personal story into powerful force for advocacy

January 2012

Roni Hong, a human trafficking survivor and founder of the Tronie Foundation presented her testimony at the third installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Speaker Series.

Leading trafficking experts inaugurate speakers series

January 2012

Bradley Myles, executive director and CEO of Polaris, and Helga Konrad, OSCE special representative on combating trafficking in human beings inaugurated the 2012 Program on Human Rights Sanela...

Stop human trafficking

January 2012

Nadejda Marques writes on Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States for the Stanford Daily.

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...

Taylor Krauss presents Voices of Rwanda

May 2011

On May 3, 2011, the Program on Human Rights at CDDRL hosted Taylor Krauss, executive director of Voices of Rwanda and an award-winning video-journalist.

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...

David Pressman on the challenges of making "never again" a reality

March 2011

On March 1, the Program on Human rights welcomed David Pressman to the Stanford campus, where he spoke during the eighth installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins Speaker Series.

Larry May addresses reparations, restitution, and transitional justice

March 2011

On March 8, Professor Larry May delivered a lecture entitled “Reparations, Restitution, and Transitional Justice” as part of the Program on Human Right’s Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human...

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.

Cavallaro on human rights exceptionalism in Brazil

February 2011

On February 1, James Cavallaro, Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard and Executive Director of Harvard Law School’s Program on Human Rights, spoke at the fifth installment of the Sanela Diana...

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...