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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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Faculty January 10, 2019
College Faculty in the News: January 10, 2019
Martha Hurley, director of the Criminal Justice Studies program, recently discussed proposed legislation that would change sentencing regulations, reduce incarceration times and address women's rights issues within the federal criminal justice system.
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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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Faculty December 10, 2018
College Faculty in the News: December 10, 2018
Assistant Professor Glenna Jennings, Department of Art and Design, and her students recently came together with an exhibition and art auction to help raise money for a food market slated to open in an underserved area of Dayton.
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President December 10, 2018
Radical Love

Every person deserves dignity. Every person deserves a voice. When our students advocate for the vulnerable, they become a voice for the voiceless in a world that is not always just. Their stories give me faith in the future. And their mindset is one we want to cultivate in all graduates, no matter their degree.

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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 December 03, 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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Faculty November 26, 2018
College Faculty in the News: November 26, 2018
Department of Music faculty James Hiller and Joy Willenbrink recently discussed how music therapy helps people going through addiction recovery during a segment aired on public television.
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Engineering November 13, 2018
Technology and Human Rights Improve Working Conditions for Women
As a renewable and clean energy graduate student at the University of Dayton, Erin Peiffer traveled to Ghana on a collaborative mission to participate and witness "the power in humanitarian engineering and the ripple effect."
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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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