Chinese Students Participated in Gender Equality Seminar

Students at the RWI supported Human Rights Master Programme at Peking University recently took part in a lecture held by Emma Melander Borg, head of Gender Equality at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. Under the headline “Gender Equality in Sweden,” Melander Borg spoke about Sweden’s feminist foreign policy and the quota system. The Institute took the opportunity…

Towards Local Democracy – a New Partnership is Signed

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Swedish International Center for Local Democracy (ICLD). “The purpose of the MoU is to strengthen our cooperation,” says Gabriella Fredriksson, Team Leader for Inclusive Societies at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. Fredriksson says RWI and ICLD work in related…

Submit an Abstract: Gender in Focus Conference in Minsk

RWI, together with the Belarusian National Technical University, is organizing an international conference “Gender in Focus”, which will be held at the faculty of Management Technologies and Humanitarisation  on 22-23 November in Minsk. We are announcing an open call for abstract submissions. The deadline for registrations and submissions is 22 October 2017. The conference themes…

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“Wear a Dress, Keep Clean, Keep Your Legs Together”

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, together with its academic cooperation partners (Africa University, Great Zimbabwe University and Midlands State University) under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2016-2018, recently concluded a two-day workshop on human rights research methodologies in the vibrant capital city of Harare. A particular focus of this workshop was to, through targeted…