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Archive for July, 2016

  • Diana Dai, in a photo taken by Mary (a pseudonym) in Amman, Jordan

    A night on Rainbow Street

    July 29, 2016 by Diana Dai As I’ve begun interviews in Amman, Jordan, with domestic migrant workers, I’ve been thinking a lot about the connection between anthropological research and friendship. […]

  • L0027419 (Left) face of a man suffering from smallpox; (right) vaccin
Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images
(Left) face of a man suffering from smallpox; (right) vaccination against smallpox. Colour process print.
Circa 1940 Published: [ca. 1940]

Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    A Suitable Candidate for Global Eradication

    July 25, 2016 by Farren Yero On June 24, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson received a letter from the former director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Fred […]

  • Where in the world are our student researchers?

    Where in the world are our student researchers?

          The Duke Human Rights Center@FHI’s Human Rights Summer Research Grant takes undergraduate and graduate students from Duke all over the world. Check out the map by clicking the […]

  • Environmental Justice and Human Rights

    Environmental Justice and Human Rights

  • (In)security and Idleness

    (In)security and Idleness

    July 14, 2016 By: Matthew Sebastian On the evening of June 12th shots rang out from the center of Gulu Town. From Pece, an area just adjacent to town, I […]

  • Learn More

    Learn More

  • Repeal the 8th Campaign

    Repeal the 8th Campaign

    July 7, 2016 By: Christine Ryan Three weeks ago, in the case of Amanda Mellet v Ireland, the Human Rights Committee concluded that Ireland’s abortion ban subjects women to cruel, […]

  • The Future of Land

    The Future of Land

    July 2, 2016 By Matthew Sebastian One of the enduring legacies of the war in northern Uganda is the experience of protracted internal displacement. Initiated by the Government of Uganda […]

  • Community Integration

    Community Integration

    July 1, 2016 By: Cuquis Robledo During my fourth week with Disability Rights Washington, I traveled with the creative director and project communications manager of Rooted in Rights to Baltimore […]

  • 40+ Interviews with Sex Workers

    40+ Interviews with Sex Workers

    July 1, 2016 By Jessica Van Meir I’ve now been in Ecuador for over a week! A great deal has happened for my research since my last post, so I’m […]