10/10/17- Fake News and Censorship: Twin Challenges for Law and Global Health in the Digital Age

Join the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration on October 10th for an evidence-based discussion lead by David Kaye, who will present on media censorship, fake news, and the implications for law and health.

09/12/17 – Implication of the Trump Administration’s Policies on Law and Global Health: Evidence and Preliminary Reflections

The Law and Global Health Collaboration kickstarts this year’s series exploring the implications of the Trump administration’s policies on select law and health topics. Please join us on Sept. 12, 2017 as Parveen Parmar leads an evidence-based discussion on the effects of policy changes implemented by the Trump administration.

09/25/17 – 10th Annual West Coast Global Forum

10th Annual West Coast Global Forum

The Southern California Division and Southern California Regional Council of Organizations hosted the 10th Annual West Coast Global Forum Sept. 25 to present the 2017 Global Citizen Awards. The award recognizes individuals and organizations committed to making a difference in the health, human rights and quality of life of all people locally and globally. Recipients … Continue reading 09/25/17 – 10th Annual West Coast Global Forum

05/09/17 -Toxic Stress, Human Rights and Health Equity: Local and Global Implications for Research

Continuing the Law & Global Health Collaboration’s exploration of new and emerging issues at the intersection of law and global health, this session focused on the work of early-career researchers.

04/21/17 – In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health Research Symposium

This half-day research focused symposium is the capstone event concluding the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration’s year-long series focusing on transgender issues at the intersection of law and global health. Global and national experts from a variety of relevant disciplinary perspectives will address the state of the field, ongoing work in their areas of … Continue reading 04/21/17 – In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health Research Symposium

03/03/17 – Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights

Brazil has been internationally recognized for its successful, rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS. Now, unexpectedly, the country has an emblematic case of backlash. In this lecture, Vera Paiva, professor of social psychology and preventive medicine at University of São Paulo, will describe more recent sociopolitical shifts, as well as present results from an intervention study that tested the acceptability and effects of a multicultural human rights approach.

03/23/17 – Transgender Youth Care in the New Millennium

Johanna Olson-Kennedy M.D., director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, led a session drawing on her expertise in the care of gender non-conforming children and transgender youth. 

01/25/17 – Generating Research to Support Transgender Populations

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on January 25, 2017 regarding ways to generate research to support transgender populations. Professor Laura Ferguson led the discussion.

11/22/16 – Legal and Other Barriers to Protection for Transgender Asylum-Seekers in the US

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on November 22, 2016 to highlight health and rights challenges faced by transgender asylum-seekers in the United States. Professor Niels Frenzen led the discussion.

11/03/16 – Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights?

Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights?

As a number of states, led by the U.S., push for international recognition of LGBT rights, there is an emerging global polarization, with strong opposition to this development from Russia and most Arab and African governments. How do we further the struggle for queer rights without entrenching the idea that this is the imposition of … Continue reading 11/03/16 – Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights?