Strengthening global guidelines around self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights

Aiming to strengthen global normative guidelines around “self-care” interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health is working with the World Health Organization to detail the human rights and legal implications of these interventions.   Project Details: … Continue reading Strengthening global guidelines around self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights

Evaluating the Impact of a UNDP Project on Human Rights, HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health of LGBT People and Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

After successfully completing the midterm review of the UNDP Regional Service Centre Africa project that aimed to strengthen regional and national legislative environments to reduce the HIV-related vulnerability of LGBT people and women and girls, the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health was again selected by … Continue reading Evaluating the Impact of a UNDP Project on Human Rights, HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health of LGBT People and Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

High-Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children, and Adolescents

In 2016 Professor Sofia Gruskin, director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, was appointed one of five technical advisors to the High-Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents. Consisting of global experts from civil society, academia, the health community, parliaments and executive government, the group released a … Continue reading High-Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children, and Adolescents

Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Los Angeles

On December 10 of 2018, the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health hosted a symposium that drew hundreds of community members, students, organizers, activists and consular representatives to USC’s Bovard Auditorium where speakers from academia, the United Nations, government and civil society discussed why, and how, human rights matter and can make a difference … Continue reading Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Los Angeles

Improving Attention to Human Rights in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research

In partnership with the World Health Organization, the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health is developing a simple operational manual that builds on traditional public health methodologies and approaches to support sexual and reproductive health (SRH) researchers. The manual better integrates human rights principles, from the formation of research questions to the publication and … Continue reading Improving Attention to Human Rights in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research

USC Law & Global Health

The University of Southern California’s Law & Global Health Collaboration advances scholarship and provides monthly lectures and public discussions at the intersection of law and global health. Supported by the USC Research Collaboration Fund, Professor Sofia Gruskin, director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, leads this collaboration alongside USC Gould Professor of Law and Medicine … Continue reading USC Law & Global Health

Evaluating Global Fund Programs to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services

The Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health, In partnership with John Snow, Inc., is conducting baseline evaluations of the Global Fund’s Programs to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services in a range of low-and middle-income countries. Supported by the Global Fund, the project … Continue reading Evaluating Global Fund Programs to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB and Malaria Services

Regional HIV Grant for Removing Legal Barriers to Access: Evaluation

The Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health is evaluating the Global Fund’s $10.5 million Africa Regional HIV Grant awarded to the United Nations Development Programme. The grant aims to address legal and human rights barriers to accessing HIV services faced by vulnerable communities in 10 African countries, … Continue reading Regional HIV Grant for Removing Legal Barriers to Access: Evaluation