minor field study human rights

Investigating the UN’s Responsibility in the Haitian Cholera Outbreak

Last spring, Alice Wadström traveled to Haiti as a recipient of a minor field study scholarship sponsored by Swedish development cooperation and awarded by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. She traveled to Haiti to do research for her Master’s thesis in International Human Rights Law on the cholera epidemic in that country and the compatibility of…

inclusion academy

“I Have Brown Skin, But I Have a Good, Nice Smile”

Fawaz T. Alzatto is from Syria and has been living in Denmark for two years. He recently completed his participation in the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Inclusion Academy. In partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), the academy aimed to help community-based organizations increase political participation of refugees and marginalized groups in Norway, Finland,…

Integrating Gender into Research in Turkey

The RWI Turkey Programme has for a long time recognized that gender often is ignored in many research proposals. This is largely due to the lack of capacity and knowledge. Even though the Programme receives an impressive amount of high-quality gender-targeted research proposals for the research grants and scholarships each year, gender is far from…