The Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet recently published an article in its opinion section about Swedish disability law and policy on the right to personal assistance. The authors are Anna Bruce, an RWI researcher who is advising the Swedish governmenatal … Continue reading » “Here’s What You Need to Know About LSS and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
A capacity building workshop on gender and human rights teaching for university teachers was recently held in Beijing. A clear majority, namely 100 % of the 22 participants, agreed that the workshop has broadened their understanding on gender and human … Continue reading » “Gender Teaching for Teachers in China”Continue readingMore Tag
Seven Swedish municipalities have joined a new network organized by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) for a pilot project where they use a new human rights platform for their work involving human rights.
The network will … Continue reading » “Swedish Municipal Network Created for Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
Anna Bruce, a researcher at RWI, has been appointed to the committee of experts advising the upcoming Swedish governmental investigation on how to ensure that national disability policy and governance is effectively implementing the Convention on the Rights of … Continue reading » “RWI Researcher Anna Bruce Advising the Swedish Governmental Investigation on National Disability Policy”Continue readingMore Tag
Note: This event will be held in Swedish and demands a basic knowledge in Swedish for a successful participation.
Den 21-24 augusti 2018 arrangeras en sommarskola med fokus på FN:s konvention om rättigheter för personer med funktionsnedsättning. Arrangör är Raoul … Continue reading » “Ansök: Sommarskola om Funktionshinder och Mänskliga Rättigheter”Continue readingMore Tag
In her recent paper on sanctuary cities in the US, RWI affiliated professor Martha Davis, with her colleague at Northeastern University, Serena Parekh, provides a philosophical perspective on the relationship between sanctuary city protections and the promotion of human rights … Continue reading » “Martha Davis on Sanctuary City Protections”Continue readingMore Tag
Tina Askanius is a media scholar and a researcher in media and communication studies. She’ll participate in the Q&A session after “Golden Dawn Girls,” which will be screened at the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival on Sunday.Continue readingMore Tag
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 … Continue reading » “Call for Proposals: Global Transformation Towards Gender Equality and Agenda 2030”Continue readingMore Tag
Today, The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in cooperation with the Centre for Applied Legal Research in Zimbabwe, began the 5th Professional Training Programme on Human Rights. It focuses on the equal status and human rights of women.
During five days, twenty … Continue reading » “Human Rights of Women in Focus at Training in Zimbabwe”Continue readingMore Tag