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Human Rights

 

Innovative policies and programs that advance the rights of people and communities

 

Receiving Aid, Receiving Respect

How people experience government programs directly affects their levels of civic engagement.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Fall 2010
 
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The Law of Networks

The Innocence Network, an international collaboration of pro bono legal and investigative organizations, grows rapidly and flexibly.

By Sam Scott & Jessie Speer | Fall 2010
 
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Beyond the Poverty Line

A new approach to measuring poverty is needed, one that accounts for multiple factors such as housing, and regional economic differences.

By Rourke L. O'Brien & David S. Pedulla | 3 | Fall 2010
 
MOVING POLITICS:
Emotions and ACT
UP’s Fight Against AIDS
Deborah B. Gould

Doing Good by Being Bad

MOVING POLITICS: Emotions and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS by Deborah B. Gould

Reviewed By James M. Jasper | Summer 2010
 
CREATIVE
COMMUNITY
ORGANIZING: A
Guide for Rabble-
Rousers, Activists,
and Quiet Lovers
of Justice
Si Kahn

Lessons from an Organizer

CREATIVE COMMUNITY ORGANIZING: A Guide for Rabble-Rousers, Activists, and Quiet Lovers of Justice by Si Kahn

Reviewed By Hahrie Han | Summer 2010
 
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Airborne Peace

In Rwanda, Radio La Benevolencija uses soap operas to heal ethnic tensions. Listeners who tune into a weekly show about feuding ethnic groups are more likely than non-listeners to stand up to authority and to voice their own opinions.

By Meredith May | Spring 2010
 
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Lessons in Courage

Against all odds, the Afghan Institute of Learning educates women and girls in a war-torn society.

By Suzie Boss | Spring 2010
 
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Second Chances and a Third Bottom Line

Recycla Chile, Latin America’s first e-waste recycling company, reclaims value from discarded electronics and marginalized people.

By Tyche Hendricks | Winter 2010
 
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Strength Through Flexibility

Over the past 17 years, the Forum for African Women Educationalists has delivered high-quality education to millions of girls across 35 African countries.

By Kim Jonker | 1 | Winter 2010
 
HALF THE SKY:
Turning Oppression
into Opportunity for
Women Worldwide
Sheryl WuDunn &
Nicholas D. Kristof

Women Hold Both Sky and Solutions

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof

Reviewed By Kavita Nandini Ramdas | 3 | Winter 2010