Practices, Legal and Policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic from a human rights perspective – A pilot project in the state of Kerala, India

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This report combines insights from two parallel and complementary projects initiated by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The two projects apply differing methodologies, top-down … Continue reading » “Practices, Legal and Policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic from a human rights perspective – A pilot project in the state of Kerala, India”

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“We have nowhere else to go” A study of urban informality within a Roma settlement in Arad, Romania

Abstract: The complexities of urban informality are increasingly being examined in nuanced and region specific ways. Within the post-socialist states of Central-Eastern Europe, a growing body of research is interrogating phenomena within urban environments through the lens of transition and … Continue reading » ““We have nowhere else to go” A study of urban informality within a Roma settlement in Arad, Romania”

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THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND OLDER PERSONS IN A PANDEMIC: FINDINGS FROM TWO STUDIES CONDUCTED IN CHINA

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Since 2012 the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) has supported multi-disciplinary research on disability issues in China in cooperation with Wuhan University’s Public Interest and Development Law Institute (PIDLI) and the Wuhan East-Lake Institute … Continue reading » “THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND OLDER PERSONS IN A PANDEMIC: FINDINGS FROM TWO STUDIES CONDUCTED IN CHINA”

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Right to the city of women who live in a squatter (gecekondu): Urbanity, participation, and experience

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This ethnographic and practical research aims to identify right to the city of women who live in a squatter (gecekondu) settlement in İzmir, Turkey. A significant proportion of the first-generation women who were the founders of the neighborhood have … Continue reading » “Right to the city of women who live in a squatter (gecekondu): Urbanity, participation, and experience”

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