On Friday, October 14, economist Radhika Balakrishnan took part in two conversations regarding economic policy and its critical importance to the advancement of human rights. We streamed each talk via Facebook Live, which you can view below. At Emory University At The Carter Center The dominant approach to economic policy has so far failed to adequately…
The Carter Center issues a call for submissions of art works from young people to illustrate the futility of violence and how peaceful solutions are a better investment than “the machinery of violence”. The winning submissions will be presented at Peace Day Celebration from 7-9 pm on September 21st at The Carter Center. Read the call in…
By Danielle Taylor and Victoria Barker
The Carter Center’s Mobilizing Action for Women and Girls Initiative
Atlanta is abuzz this month with major events focused on ending sexual exploitation. With Atlanta ranking near the top of the list of cities with the highest incidences of human trafficking, it is encouraging to see local activists leading the charge to address this issue.
By The Carter Center’ s Human Rights Program
On the occasion of the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, and following the Carter Center’s convening of women’s and girls’ human rights defenders from 20 countries for the “Beyond Violence: Women Leading for Peaceful Societies” forum, we advance a call for action now to promote sustainable peace and security, by addressing not only immediate threats but also the underlying drivers of violent extremism and conflict through the advancement of inclusive decision-making processes.