Stopping Domestic Violence in Croatia: Progress and Challenges

by Rosalyn Park Today, I am in Croatia for the official launch of our new report, Implementation of Croatia’s Domestic Violence Legislation. The report is the result of extensive fact-finding in Croatia to assess how its laws are working to protect domestic violence victims and hold offenders accountable. The Advocates for Human Rights traveled to … Continue reading Stopping Domestic Violence in Croatia: Progress and Challenges

NEPAL: Visiting The Sankhu-Palubari Community School

By Jennifer Prestholdt A team of staff and volunteers from The Advocates for Human Rights is in Nepal visiting the Sankhu-Palubari Community School (SPCS) in the rural Kathmandu Valley.  The Advocates has supported the school since it was founded in 1999 to prevent child labor, encourage gender parity in education, and improve the lives and … Continue reading NEPAL: Visiting The Sankhu-Palubari Community School

Pencils, check, Paper, check, . . . Human Rights Education?

by Sarah Herder The other evening, after searching for last year’s school binders and packing my kids’ backpacks with everything from Clorox wipes to globe-shaped pencil sharpeners, I thought about the millions of students who are returning to freshly painted hallways and overcrowded classrooms this fall. I had to wonder: Are they ready? Not just … Continue reading Pencils, check, Paper, check, . . . Human Rights Education?