Scholarship for Female Students in Cambodia

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) believes that the next generation of legal professionals has an important role to play in contributing to the promotion and protection of human rights in Cambodia. RWI therefore focuses its Cambodia programme on improving the quality of human rights education at academic institutions and increasing Cambodian students opportunities to study…

COVID-19: Gender And Access To Human Rights

Sebnem Kenis, Senior Policy Advisor (Gender and Human Rights), Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) & Policy Leader Fellow, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute (EUI) The Covid-19 crisis affects people differently due to already existing structural inequalities, power asymmetries, and cultural and social norms within our societies. “We are all in this together” is not…

COVID-19: Is It Gender-Blind? Shall The Response Be Gender-Blind Too?

Blogpost on COVID-19 and gender equality by Olga Bezbozhha, Programme Officer at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute The provisional analysis of a sex-disaggregated COVID-19 cases indicates that the virus is as widespread amongst women (47%), as amongst men (52%) [Women Count Data]. “The virus does not discriminate!”, as many would say and write on this topic.…