Lecture: “The Man Question – Male Subordination and Privilege”

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and the Department of Gender Studies at Lund University have joined up to bring you a lecture on 17 May with Nancy Dowd about her book “The Man Question – Male Subordination and Privilege.” Professor Dowd is a renowned feminist legal scholar from the University of Florida and…

Supporting the Promotion of Gender Equality in Belarus

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and its academic partners in Belarus have launched an open call for research and outreach initiatives that aims to strengthen the knowledge base and individual and group capacity of gender equality promotion in Belarus. This call is open for researchers from Belarus; applications should be submitted by 20 April 2017. Read about…

Defining Human Rights Cities

The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) have been cooperating during 2016 on a project that defines human rights cities and/or regions in a Swedish context. On Friday 10 March SALAR officially adopted the policy platform. For this project, international researchers, practitioners…

Belarusian Researchers Think About Each Individual

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently organised a seminar on the integration of the gender and intersectionality perspectives into human rights research in Minsk, Belarus. Twenty researchers were present from various Belarusian universities from Minsk, Polotsk, Mogilev, Gomel and Brest. During the 3-day seminar the Belarusian researchers discussed with their Swedish peers how to integrate gender…