Sexual and reproductive health and rights experts launch global research network

USC hosted nine international experts from Nov. 27 to 30 to discuss the state of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) around the world and to launch an international research network. The group comprised researchers, activists and professors based in Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. The … Continue reading Sexual and reproductive health and rights experts launch global research network

Vietnamese human rights officials discuss collaborations with USC

Vietnamese delegates visited USC Nov. 12-13 to discuss collaboration opportunities with the university to further their country’s human rights research, policy and training efforts. Dang Dung Chi, director of the Vietnamese Institute of Human Rights at the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration, and senior lecturer Nghia Van Hoang, were invited … Continue reading Vietnamese human rights officials discuss collaborations with USC

Professor Ferguson contributes to Philippines meeting on children’s right to health

Laura Ferguson, of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, traveled to the Philippines in early November for the Asia Regional Consultation on Practical Measures of Implementation of the Child’s Right to Health. Convened by the World Health Organization, UNICEF, Save the Children and World Vision, the meeting brought together representatives of governments, parliaments, … Continue reading Professor Ferguson contributes to Philippines meeting on children’s right to health

Program on Global Health & Human Rights Contributes to International AIDS Conference

Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) staff, along with 24,000 others who attended the International AIDS Conference(IAC) in July, have returned home from Washington, D.C., to unpack and reflect on their experiences. Located in a different country every two years, the IAC is the largest and most comprehensive conference in the field of HIV. … Continue reading Program on Global Health & Human Rights Contributes to International AIDS Conference

Professor Gruskin contributes to landmark HIV law report

Professor Sofia Gruskin, director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global health, served as a member of the technical advisory group for a landmark report released July 9 by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, a high-level, independent body of global public leaders and field experts … Continue reading Professor Gruskin contributes to landmark HIV law report