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War and rape in Northern Ethiopia: A dialogue about healing and justice
Read about an event featuring international speakers on violence in Northern Ethiopia. The event was presented by the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration.
Center presents discussion on conflict-related atrocities & justice, March 27
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health According to a Washington Post report, witnesses and victims’ relatives say that days before a peace deal was made to end the war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region last fall, soldiers from neighboring Eritrea massacred more than 300 villagers over the course of a […]
Collaborator SPOTLIGHT: Faculty Scholar works for equitable care for diverse patients, communities
Faculty Scholar and Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration collaborator, Julia Lopez works toward equitable health care for patients and families.
Center publishes study report & toolkit: Disclosure of gender-based violence in conflict settings
Learn more about a years-long project by our Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration and team, on the disclosure of gender-based violence in conflict settings, via their final report now available for download.
Center director says survivor-centered approach needed when investigating conflict-related sexual violence
Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration Director, Kim Thuy Seelinger was recently a featured guest at the Hague Humanity Lab on an international justice-related podcast concerning conflict-related sexual violence.
Center collaborates with Mukwege Foundation and WashU researchers to release report: “Understanding conflict-related sexual violence in Ethiopia”
Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration Director, Kim Thuy Seelinger and a multidisciplinary team have released a report on their study on conflict related sexual violence in Ethiopia.
Center launches gender-based violence disclosure toolkit in Mexico
Written by Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health & Julia Uyttewaal, manager of the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration This summer, the Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration officially launched its revised toolkit for service providers and humanitarian workers in Mexico. The toolkit offers guidance on how to approach the thorny issue […]
Adaptations of pandemic proportions: Reflections one year later
In this blogpost by practicum student Chase Bryer, COVID-19 tactics used by service providers to aid immigrant and refugee populations is discussed.
Student Advisory Council members share a passion for justice and equity
Students’ drive for justice ignites the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration’s Student Advisory Council.
Center issues statement about gun violence & racism in Atlanta
The Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration releases a statement about the recent shootings and deaths of Asian American workers.
Read, Watch, Listen: Human Rights Today
The Student Advisory Council at the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration has developed links for you to look at, read & listen to on center topics.
Collaborator Spotlight! Marcela French
Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration MARCELA FRENCH Data Services CoordinatorThe Women’s Safe House Meet Ms. Marcela French, a bilingual advocate working to empower women and their families who have suffered from domestic violence and human trafficking. Ms. French currently works at The Women’s Safe House in St. Louis, which continues to offer shelter […]
Collaborator Spotlight! Christopher Prater
Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration Christopher Prater, MD, MPH Assistant Professor in Medicine and PediatricsWashington University School of MedicineDivision of General MedicineAffinia HealthcareTB Physician, City of St. Louis Department of HealthFaculty Scholar, Institute for Public Health Bio: Dr. Prater is a primary care physician trained in internal medicine and pediatrics with a focus on […]
Statement on the death of George Floyd and too many others
The Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration grieves the tragic death of George Floyd last week, and of Tony McDade, Nina Pop, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Philando Castile, Yvette Smith, Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant, and too many others in recent memory. We stand in solidarity with […]
Collaborator Spotlight! Leila Sadat & the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration
LEILA SADAT, JD, LLM, D.E.A. James Carr Professor of International Criminal LawDirector of the Whitney R. Harris World Law InstituteSpecial Adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to theInternational Criminal Court ProsecutorSchool of Law, Washington University in St. LouisFaculty Scholar, Institute for Public Health Bio: Leila Nadya Sadat is an internationally recognized authority in the fields of public […]
Washington University researchers collaborate with Mexican asylum authorities to support survivors of gender-based violence applying for refugee protection
For decades, Mexico has been a country of transit for migrants and refugees seeking safety and opportunity in the United States. As the U.S. closes its southern border and crises in Central America continue unabated, however, more and more people are leaving home and staying in Mexico. And many of them are asking Mexico for […]
Collaborator Spotlight! Lindsay Stark, DrPH, MPH
Lindsay Stark, DrPH, MPH Associate Professor of Social Work and Public HealthCo-Director, Center for Violence and Injury PreventionCo-Director, International Center for Child Health and DevelopmentBrown School at Washington UniversityFaculty Scholar, Institute for Public Health Bio: Dr. Stark is an internationally recognized expert on the protection and well-being of women and children in situations of extreme adversity. She has more […]
Multi-disciplinary WashU faculty shed light on the dynamics of intimate partner violence in refugee and migration contexts
The Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration recently launched its latest research report entitled, Intimate Partner Violence and Asylum in the Americas: Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru. This ground-breaking report is the first to simultaneously examine challenges in North and South American countries facing survivors of intimate partner violence who need to access refugee protection. […]
New report released on intimate partner violence and refugee protection in the Americas
Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager and Julia Uyttewaal, manager of the Center for Human Rights, Gender & Migration at the Institute for Public Health Intimate partner violence is a serious global issue. The United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime recently reported that 50,000 women were killed by an intimate partner in 2017. This […]
Service providers in Mexico try out tools to support migrants’ safe disclosure of sexual and gender-based violence
Service providers in Mexico try out tools to support migrants’ safe disclosure of sexual and gender-based violence: WashU puts research into practice
Evaluating Dr. Denis Mukwege’s Panzi Hospital in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
WashU takes a holistic approach to assessing holistic care Since 1999, Panzi Hospital in South Kivu province, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has cared for survivors of sexual violence – including women and small children who have been violated. Established by 2018 Nobel Peace Prize co-recipient, Dr. Denis Mukwege, the hospital is special: […]