Gender stereotypes and norms are root causes of societal inequalities and gender-based discrimination, which in turn can translate into shunted life experiences and very serious life situations. These can include, but are not limited to gender-based poverty and violence, unequal … Continue reading » “Promoting Gender Equality: Methods, Results & Lessons Learned”Continue readingMore Tag
Two years ago, Rathana Ken left her farming village in the eastern part of Cambodia to travel to Lund, Sweden to study in the Master’s Programme in International Human Rights Law. Now she has graduated.
Two years ago, when she … Continue reading » “Heading Back to Cambodia to Work With Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute together with the Faculty of Management Technologies and Humanitarisation at the Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) is working to implement a gender plan to spread awareness on gender related issues and culture. The plan is also … Continue reading » “Plan Hatched to Spread Awareness on Gender-Related Issues in Belarus”Continue readingMore Tag
This week, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in cooperation with the Zimbabwean Centre for Applied Legal Research launched the second professional training programme on human rights for Zimbabwe.
The workshop, which takes place in Harare, brings together ministries, government departments, local … Continue reading » “Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Training in Zimbabwe”Continue readingMore Tag
In an article in the recent issue of the International Journal of Human Rights, Olga Bezbozhna, RWI programme officer, and Helena Olsson, Team Leader for RWI’s People on the Move team, explore how it is possible to … Continue reading » ““Access to Human Rights Education is a Right in Itself””Continue readingMore Tag
Supervisors of five legal clinics at universities in Belarus recently met in Minsk to finalise a model curriculum for Live Client and Street Law courses.Continue readingMore Tag
RWI’s annual Regional Human Rights Research Methodology Workshop was recently held in Bangkok, with a group of 19 researchers from across Asia participating.… Continue reading » “Annual Workshop Furthers Human Rights Research in Asia”Continue readingMore Tag
The first group of students of the Master Programme in International Human Rights Law at Pannasastra University of Cambodia (PUC) graduated on Tuesday after defending their Master theses following almost three years of hard studies.
The four students, who all … Continue reading » “First group of Students Graduate from RWI-supported Human Rights Master Programme in Cambodia”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently organised a training workshop on economic globalisation and human rights in Mandalay, Myanmar in cooperation with the Faculty of Law of Mandalay University, targeting participants from 18 law faculties across Myanmar.… Continue reading » “Workshop Held on Economic Globalisation and Human Rights in Myanmar”Continue readingMore Tag