Dealing with Violence Against Women: A Christian and African Traditional Religious Perspective

To facilitate greater exchange of grassroots knowledge, resources, best practices, and lessons learned, we are conducting a series of guest interviews to sustain both public and private conversations about critical and timely issues.  In recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which takes place annually on Nov. 25, we are discussing religious perspectives on violence against women. Professor…

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The 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report: Lesson Learned

Earlier this year, The US Department of State released its Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report for 2016. Using a diagnostic tool called the 3Ps – prosecuting traffickers, protecting and empowering victims, and preventing future trafficking crimes – the Department of State assesses government efforts in combating human trafficking. A total of 185 countries were analyzed in the report of which 36…

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#HRDEFENDER – Apne Aap Women Worldwide

To facilitate greater exchange of grassroots knowledge, resources, best practices, and lessons learned, we will be highlighting an organization or person defending the rights of people (Human Rights Defenders) to create awareness and sustain both public and private conversations about critical and timely issues. Millions of women and girls around the world are exploited in the commercial…

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LIVE: Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice

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…

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Combating Sex Trafficking: The Nordic Model Solution

On Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, Autumn Burris of Survivors for Solutions, Bridget Perrier of Sex Trade 101, and The Carter Center’s Senior Policy Adviser on Human Rights, Karin Ryan, convened for a live roundtable discussion on the implementation of the Nordic Model solution to address prostitution and sex trafficking versus full decriminalization.  UN Women is seeking your…

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