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Human Rights February 11, 2019
Call for Researchers: Global Study on Domestic Impact of Human Rights Treaties
The Human Rights Center at the University of Dayton is seeking collaborators to conduct research on the impact of the UN human rights treaty system on the domestic level in the United States.
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Human Rights February 06, 2019
Scaling Education for the SDGs: UD at the Geneva Trialogue
The Human Rights Center represented University of Dayton at the Geneva Trialogue: Scaling Education for the SDGs on January 21, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Human Rights January 16, 2019
Indian bill to ‘protect’ trafficking victims will make sex workers less safe
Hoping to protect women from sexual exploitation, Indian lawmakers are pushing a bill that amends the criminal code to harden legal and financial penalties for sex trafficking. This article was originally published on The Conversation. 
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Human Rights December 23, 2018
Fall 2018 Highlights
2018 has been a year of celebrating human rights research, advocacy and education at the University of Dayton.
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Human Rights December 04, 2018
Human Rights Alumni
McLean Johnson ’12 is one of several alumni showcasing the wide range of career possibilities available to graduates of the University of Dayton’s landmark human rights studies program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
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Human Rights November 12, 2018
Celebrity, Protest, and South Africa in Copenhagen
Last week, Alexandra C. Budabin attended a conference on “Celebrity and Protest in Africa and in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle” at the University of Copenhagen. Panels showcased work on literary celebrities, music, and performance.
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Human Rights November 09, 2018
Technology and Human Rights: Improved Shea Butter Processing for Women in Northern Ghana
As a graduate engineering student at the University of Dayton, Erin Peiffer spent the summer interning for Burro, a Ghana-based company, through the university’s Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities of Service learning (ETHOS) program.
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Human Rights November 08, 2018
Uniting Campus through the Global Goals
A delegation of eighteen students, staff and faculty from the Human Rights Center, Hanley Sustainability Institute, Facilities Management, and Procurement & Payable Services recently traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to attend the 2018 AASHE Conference.
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Human Rights September 14, 2018
With nationalism rising, do global human rights still have mass appeal?
Caring about the rights of distant others was once fashionable but, as walls go up and societies retract, global citizen engagement may well be the next victim of this new nationalist resurgence. This article was published originally on Open Global Rights.
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Human Rights September 06, 2018
Students spend summer in Malawi for Human Rights Research
This summer five UD students spent nine weeks in Malawi to conduct research on a variety of human rights topics; each student worked on an individual research project that was chosen based on needs within the community.
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