Human Rights Center Events

February 11, 2019

November 28, 2018

  • 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    Violence against women and girls is one of the greatest violations of human rights in the world. According to the World Health Organization, 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced physical violence, and 30 percent of women who have been in a relationship report that they have experienced some form of physical and/or sexual violence inflicted...

November 15, 2018

October 26, 2018

  • 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    The Human Rights in Practice series is an ongoing program of the Human Rights Center aimed to allow students to engage with international law and human rights practitioners in an informal setting to explore diverse career paths in the field.

October 10, 2018

  • 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    Join us for this discussion with Douglas Keilor, Founder and Executive Director of JJAI, and Rebecca Rosefelt, 3L, and 2017 UMN Human Rights Center Fellow at JJAI.

    JJAI is a nonprofit organization working in several states in Mexico to improve the respect of human rights of children in the criminal justice system.

October 5, 2018

  • 9:00 am
    4 Standard CLE credits have been approved for the Friday sessions; Event Code #262420

    Accountability gaps–regulatory, institutional, social, and cultural–emerged as a consistent theme across all of the 12 University of Minnesota Human Rights Lab projects.

October 4, 2018

September 14, 2018

  • 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    The Human Rights Center offers competitive fellowships for students to take summer placements in the field of human rights and international law. Students apply to the program for funding to support unpaid human rights internships they have secured for themselves or they can apply for one of the funded placements arranged by the Human Rights Center...

March 23, 2018


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