Human Rights Innovative policies and programs that advance the rights of individuals and communities
At SSIR's 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
An excerpt of Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How the Challenge Inequity
In No Place Like Home: Lessons from Activism in LGBT Kansas, C. J. Janovy offers up progressive lessons in a red state.
StrongMinds looks to break the cycle of depression for women in Uganda and beyond.
The Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights has pioneered a rapid response grantmaking model connected to the global grassroots.
Human trafficking, modern slavery, and child labor remain pressing concerns in many industries’ global supply chains. Harvard’s Siddharth Kara leads a discussion on how each sector can play a role in finding solutions.
Emily Arnold-Fernandez, executive director of the nonprofit Asylum Access, makes the case that better policies in host countries can enable refugees to rebuild their own lives and contribute to host economies.
Discourse and dialogue have always been the hallmarks of civil society, but when the power of government is used systematically to divide and exclude, it is the stinging conversations and actions at the leading edge of civil society that will reestablish the democratic ideals of an equitable democracy.
Describing aging as “building momentum” helps people see how experience and wisdom enables older people to improve their communities.
Humanitarian nonprofits unconsciously reinforce the very conditions of women’s oppression they seek to eradicate in their programming.
A clear definition of equity would seem paramount to galvanizing philanthropy into action around this increasingly used term—but the field is only beginning to explore what it really means.
In the shift from #MeToo to Time’s Up, movement leaders are strategically framing sexual violence as a social and cultural problem, rather than an individual problem. Doing so helps people think about the broad range of actions we can take to systemically prevent sexual violence.
Laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up benefiting all of society.
We need a new framework for giving to address America's economic, social, and political inequalities.