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Kenya Probation Service: Human Rights Training

RWI’s Nairobi office recently undertook the first ever known probation service human rights audit, in cooperation with the Kenya Probation and Aftercare Service (KPAS). The audit was measured according to the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules on Non-Custodial Measures (Tokyo Rules) and the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-Custodial Measures for…

international human rights master's

A Journey to Human Rights

Armando Perla graduated in 2009 from Lund University’s International Human Rights Law Master’s Programme, which is jointly run by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. Born and raised in El Salvador, he moved to Canada when he was 21 as an asylum seeker, and was granted refugee status. Perla studied political sciences, and obtained a Bachelor of Laws…

China, Shanghai, Gender Rights

Workshop Puts Gender Rights on the Curriculum

Nineteen teachers from various universities across China met recently in Shanghai for a workshop on how to teach about gender and human rights in their courses back home. Whereas the first workshop in Beijing focused on the theoretical aspects of gender analysis, this seminar involved more practical discussions about case studies and teaching methodologies. Zhang…