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15-16-17

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

15-16-17 was a female vocal trio formed in 1974 in the UK, although they came from Jamaica. The line-up consisted of Sonia Williams, Christine McNabb and her sister Wraydette McNabb. ...

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Stigma, Human Rights Violations, Health Care Access, and Disclosure among Men who have Sex with Men in the Gambia

Krystal Mason, Sosthenes Ketende, Sarah Peitzmeier, Nuha Ceesay, Carmen Logie, Daouda Diouf, Jaegan Loum, Donald Deen, Fatou Maria Drame, Ashley Grosso and Stefan Baral.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4854 words.

While there is a growing data pool on HIV prevalence and risks among men who have sex with men (MSM) in sub-Saharan Africa, much less is known concerning the roles of stigma,...

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The Challenge of Adopting Sexual Orientation Resolutions at the UN Human Rights Council

Eduard Jordaan.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6296 words.

Since the mid-1990s, UN special procedures reports have increasingly addressed human rights violations related to sexual orientation. However, it was not until 2011 that the first UN...

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A Case Study of the Socialization of Human Rights Language and Norms in Maldives: Process, Impact and Challenges

Ahmed Shahid and Hilary Yerbury.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9981 words.

The introduction of the language and social values expounded through the discourse of human rights, within the domestic societal and political structures of countries where they were...

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Data Visualization for Human Rights Advocacy

Katharina Rall, Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Anshul Vikram Pandey, John Emerson, Jeremy Boy, Oded Nov and Enrico Bertini.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 11338 words.

In a world of ‘Big Data’, data visualization allows the viewer to explore curated data; the creator to quickly convey complex information; and advocates to vividly display their view of a...

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From Discretion to Necessity: Third State Responsibility for Israel's Control of Stay and Entry into Palestinian Territory

Valentina Azarov.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 13608 words.

Since 1967, Israel has controlled freedom of movement, immigration, residency and nationality in the occupied Palestinian territory through the establishment and administration of the...

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Localizing Fundamental Rights in the European Union: What is the Role of Local and Regional Authorities, and How to Strengthen It?

Axel Marx, Nicolas Hachez, Katrien Meuwissen, Pierre Schmitt, Jakub Jaraczewski, Tamara N. Lewis, Kolja Raube, Joanna Roszak, Klaus Starl, Dolores Morondo Taramundi, Anna-Kaisa Tuovinen and Amy Weatherburn.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10408 words.

Recent literature has pointed to the importance of localizing fundamental rights in order to further strengthen their effective protection. In this context attention has been paid mainly to...

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Writing Transitional Justice: An Empirical Evaluation of Transitional Justice Scholarship in Academic Journals

Laurel E. Fletcher and Harvey M. Weinstein.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8880 words.

This article examines transitional justice scholarship published in academic periodicals over a six-year period, 2003–2008, to identify the disciplines that contributed to the literature...

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Is Prejudice against LGBT Persons Linked to Increased HIV Vulnerability for Heterosexual Men? Lessons for Human Rights Advocacy from South America

Eric Stener Carlson, Sarah Gammage and Jaime Barrientos.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5430 words.

Stigma and discrimination against men who have sex with men (MSM) and transsexual-transgender-transvestite (trans) people in Latin America increase their vulnerability to the Human...

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Moving Theory into Practice: Human Rights Impact Assessment of Intellectual Property Rights in Trade Agreements

Lisa Forman and Gillian MacNaughton.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12142 words.

This article explores the development of methodologies for human rights and right to health-specific impact assessment of trade-related intellectual property rights. These methodologies...

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Introduction—Rights Choices: Dilemmas of Human Rights Practice

Ron Dudai.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4526 words.

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Values in Practice: Dilemmas and Deliberations of Israeli Human Rights Organizations

Noam Hofstadter.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12345 words.

The article identifies interesting connections between the organizational values of activists in Israeli human rights organizations, their concepts of human rights activism, and their...

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The Rights to Health and Health Care of Vulnerable Populations: Reducing the Existing Barriers to Health Equity Experienced by Transgender People in Ireland

Maciej Szydlowski.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 11762 words.

The aims of this article are to analyse the existing barriers that Irish transgender people encounter while accessing medical care and to identify potential measures to minimize their...

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The Dilemmas of the Postgraduate International Human Rights Law Educator

Elizabeth Ann Griffin.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9822 words.

This article examines three dilemmas faced by the postgraduate international human rights law educator (PG IHRL educator). The PG IHRL educator is broadly defined as an expert in...

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Giving Meaning to Human Rights: An Analysis of Human Rights Discourse in Malawi

Alessandra Sarelin.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9667 words.

When human rights are seen as discursively constructed, it is assumed that human rights are given content and meaning not only by legislators and courts (‘from above’) but also by actors...

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The Implementation of the Institutional Programme of Collective Reparations in Colombia

Pamina Firchow.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8667 words.

After more than five decades of conflict in Colombia, it seems that significant political will for transitional justice programmes—in particular reparations programmes—has emerged with the...

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Between Insurrectional Discourse and Operational Guidance: Challenges and Dilemmas in Implementing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health

Alicia Ely Yamin and Rebecca Cantor.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 14443 words.

Whether the future ‘sustainable development’ framework advances the rights of the immiserated around the globe will depend not just on the language in the global documents. It will...

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Exploring Human Rights-Based Activism as a Social Determinant of Health: Insights from Brazil and South Africa

Kristi Heather Kenyon and Regiane A. Garcia.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9972 words.

Social determinants of health (SDH) are usually understood as circumstances and structures that disadvantage individuals by increasing their vulnerability to disease and injury. In this...

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Empowering Unheard Voices through ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’: Reflections on the Legislative Theatre Project for Women in Afghanistan—Notes from the Field

Huma Saeed.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12572 words.

The Taliban regime in Afghanistan helped create an image of Afghan women existing simply behind the burqa—a voiceless victim needing outsiders to rescue her. A review of western media...

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The Potential of National Action Plans to Implement Human Rights Norms: An Early Assessment with Respect to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Damiano de Felice and Andreas Graf.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12145 words.

Building on the academic literature on state compliance with international norms, and focusing specifically on the business and human rights agenda, this article offers the first systematic...

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The Problem-Oriented Approach to Improving National Human Rights Action Plans

Azadeh Chalabi.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 11425 words.

By conducting a textual analysis of the National Human Rights Action Plans of 39 countries, this study revealed that these plans are faced with at least 14 significant problems in the...

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