Before There Was #Metoo, There Was Anita

Marta Kolankiewicz, a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Gender Studies at Lund University, will sit down with RWI’s Anna Bruce after the screeningof the film Anita on Saturday night at the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival. Anita is a documentary about Anita Hill, the lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the US…

Call for Proposals: Global Transformation Towards Gender Equality and Agenda 2030

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute together with the Network of Scholars on Gender, Sexuality and the Law (ALAS), Center For Human Rights i Pretoria and the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law, invite activists, practitioners, scholars, and judges interested in gender equality and gender-based violence to submit individual…

“Nimble Fingers and A Slow Mind”

Documentary filmmaker Parsifal Reparato will travel to Lund on March 18 for the screening of his film, “Nimble Fingers,” during the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival in Lund. Parsifal left the corporate world to pursue documentary filmmaking. After coming to Vietnam in 2011, he wanted to learn more about the young men and women whom he…

RWI Contributes to Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change in Lahore

The Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change was held recently in Lahore, Pakistan to discuss the use of constitutions to advance environmental rights and achieve climate justice. The colloquium is supported through RWI’s regional work in Asia, which focuses on human rights and the environment. The issues discussed during the meeting involved the role…