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Human Rights January 22, 2020
Keeping Vigil: Reflections on Human Rights at the Border
Reflections on the annual Human Rights Day Vigil held at Butler County Correctional Facility and what you can do to take action to help address current United States immigration policy.
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Human Rights January 10, 2020
University of Dayton submits its first Communication on Engagement for the Global Compact

Check out UD's first Communication on Engagement to the UN's Global Compact detailing how we are promoting human rights and sustainable across all the work of the University.

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Human Rights January 03, 2020
Going Against the Grain: Human Rights and Working for Change
As we begin 2020, we're looking back on the innovations and new approaches in human rights work that emerged during SPHR 2019. Allison Corkery and Nicola Browne share takeaways from the conference.
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Human Rights December 20, 2019
Three Ways to Celebrate a Conscious Christmas
‘Tis the season to be ethical! Learn how you can celebrate a Conscious Christmas through fair trade products and sustainable practices.
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Human Rights December 13, 2019
Criminal Accountability in Myanmar
The International Court of Justice began hearings this week in a case against Myanmar for its perpetration of genocide of the Rohingya Muslims. As the international community continues to pursue accountability for genocidal acts in Myanmar, it will be important to develop a sustainable, post-conflict judiciary in Myanmar by looking to transitional justice mechanisms in past post-genocide contexts.
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Human Rights December 11, 2019
SPHR19: A Call for Innovation and Creativity in Advocacy
As part of the 2019 Social Practice of Human Rights Conference, the University of Dayton Human Rights Center and OpenGlobalRights collaborated with JustLabs to facilitate creative prototyping workshops around the conference’s three main themes: Eco-Economic Transformation, Technological Transformation, and Social & Political Transformation.
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Human Rights December 05, 2019
Visiting the Traumatic Legacies of War
Ben Schrader, project researcher for the Vietnam Legacies Project, reflects on his recent visit to Viet Nam and humanitarian activism and advocacy related to impacts of the Vietnam War.
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Human Rights November 29, 2019
Spring 2020: Human Rights Opportunities for Students & Recent Grads
Interested in learning more about upcoming student opportunities? Check out a few exciting workshops, trips and courses that will explore social, cultural, and economic human rights challenges.
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Human Rights November 22, 2019
So you want to be an autocrat? Here’s the 10-point checklist
Scholars say countries across the globe are experiencing a rise in autocratic rule, with declines in democratic ideals and practice. Compared to traditional autocrats, today's would-be autocratic leaders are smarter, more resilient and can adjust their methods to take account of new developments, like modern technologies and a globalized economy. The following list contains some of the newest tactics used by would-be authoritarians.
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Human Rights November 15, 2019
What Comes Next? Graduate Programs, Workshops, & Opportunities for Human Rights Studies Students

Many University of Dayton seniors are interested in continuing their human rights education beyond graduation. Learn more about a few of the innumerable human rights, development and peace studies graduate programs and opportunities offered around the country. 

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