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Human Rights January 10, 2023
Fall 2022 student events elevate sensitive human rights issues at UD
Last semester student interns at the Human Rights Center planned, facilitated, presented at and attended events on campus. Read some of their reflections and insights taken from events on reproductive justice, Indigenous Peoples’ rights and invisible disabilities.
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Human Rights January 03, 2023
HRC students reflect on their fall 2022 off campus learning
HRC students traveled all over the state and region to expand their knowledge of human rights by advocating at the state house, attending conferences and dialogue events. Read how these learning experiences impacted their perspectives on human rights advocacy.
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Human Rights December 19, 2022
INS Capstone: Advocacy for imprisoned scholars in Iran
International Studies seniors reflect on their semester long capstone project of creating an advocacy campaign for scholars Nilofar Bayani and Ahmadreza Djalali. Through learning the history of Iran, staying up to date on recent news, and understanding how advocacy takes shape, we worked to inform our campus and community about the assaults on academic freedom in Iran.
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Business December 13, 2022
New Director of the Hanley Center for ESG Investing Appointed
With great experience comes great advising and Michael L. Masterson, JD, CFA brings both to the Hanley Center for ESG Investing.
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Human Rights December 13, 2022
Centering Advocacy against Gender-Based Violence in U.S. Foreign Policy
Professor Jamie L. Small explores her experience in co-leading the process to formulate the update to the U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Globally, which was launched at the end of this year’s 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence campaign.
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Human Rights December 13, 2022
A new honor for Romero Award Winner David Morales
We congratulate the University of Dayton Romero Human Rights Award winner, David Morales for his receipt of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) Human Rights Award this year in Washington, D.C. Morales received the Romero  honor from the University of Dayton for his ceaseless dedication to human rights and transitional justice in El Salvador.
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Human Rights December 07, 2022
Art Against Authoritarianism: Crack Rodriguez at UD
Human Rights Studies and the department of Art and Design invited Salvadoran artist and activist Crack Rodriguez to the University of Dayton, where he shared his thoughts on the current crisis of violence in El Salvador  as well as the struggles of immigrants seeking safety in the United States.
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Human Rights November 30, 2022
Democracy and the Social Practice of Human Rights in Africa
African scholar-practitioners gather on the sidelines of the  73rd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in The Gambia to share insights on the perils and potential the pandemic has created for human rights advocacy in Africa.
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Human Rights November 18, 2022
Call for Collaborators: Action Research and Rights Collective
The Action Research and Rights Collective, initiated by the University of Dayton Human Rights Center, began convening in Spring 2022 to lay a foundation for collaboration around methods of inquiry that center dignity, justice, and solidarity in our work.
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Human Rights November 09, 2022
Museums Making Efforts to Address Difficult Histories
Museum scholars and practitioners gather to share insights into the perils and potential of exhibiting mass violence.
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