CSHL Conference

Strengthening Cambodians’ Human Rights Research

The Centre for Study of Humanitarian Law (CSHL) recently held their fourth academic conference on human rights at the Royal University of Law and Economics in Phenom Penh. Director of RWI’s Phenom Penh office, Hanna Johnsson, who presented some welcoming remarks, said the event was an important way to strengthen the focus on human rights…

cambodian researchers

Normalising Human Rights Education in Cambodia

Sokseila Bun has been working at RWI’s Phnom Penh Office since 2013. We sat down to find out more about his work at RWI. Bun didn’t plan to work in human rights and initially studied business but his first job at the International Justice Mission changed his perspective. Initially, I probably wanted to be rich…

Integrating Gender into Research in Turkey

The RWI Turkey Programme has for a long time recognized that gender often is ignored in many research proposals. This is largely due to the lack of capacity and knowledge. Even though the Programme receives an impressive amount of high-quality gender-targeted research proposals for the research grants and scholarships each year, gender is far from…

Researchers in Asia Take on Human Rights and Climate Change

Seventeen researchers from Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam attended a peer review workshop recently in Jakarta, part of an initiative aimed at expanding the research and writing skills of academics in Asia. Ultimately, the aim is to strengthen the capacities of academics in order to contribute to relevant policy and legal developments in…