Women, Girls, Education and Global Health: Interview with Carinne Brody

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When I signed up to participate in the Girl Effect Blogging Campaign, I wasn't sure how I would contribute, but when I connected with Carinne Brody at an International Museum of Women event a couple weeks ago, I knew she would be a wonderful person to talk with us about the connection between girls' education and global health.

Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

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In some cases, the information is intended for use in court cases or international prosecution, to support a human rights report, or advocacy campaign. The conference,which took place in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, was hosted by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam), and the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ).


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Live Blog: Is Technology Really Good for Human Rights

Amy Sample Ward

Where does the pressure come from on an international exposure. We need to be as vigilant in our spaces as internationally to keep it without gatekeepers and screeners. Like Sri Lanka where pictures weren’t getting out. Tonight, I attended a live panel discussion on the question of whether Technology is Really Good for Human Rights, or not. Below are live notes – apologies for spelling and grammar – that follow the main points and audience q/a. Enjoy!

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President's Update: Summer 2008

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Here are the highlights of this update: Bookshare.org for Education awarded $32 million over five years Miradi, our new project management software for the environment Human rights: the International Criminal Court, Colombia, Liberia and Darfur Recruiting: Betsy Burgess joins as our first Director of Marketing Landmine Detector Project on ice, Route 66 Literacy revived Bookshare.org for Education awarded $32 million The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) of the U.S.

Preventing Human Trafficking: An Interview with Christina Arnold

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Christina Arnold: My name is Christina Arnold, and I'm the founder of Prevent Human Trafficking, formerly Project Hope International. I also lived in Sri Lanka right about the time that sex tourism became a big deal, and saw it firsthand. "I think a lot of people perhaps have gotten a one-sided understanding of this issue of trafficking. They see it as coercive prostitution, or just see prostitution as synonymous with trafficking, which is really not the case.