We are not infertile’: challenges and limitations faced by women in same-sex relationships when seeking conception services in São Paulo, Brazil

Paula Galdino Cardin de Carvalho, Cristiane da Silva Cabral, Laura Ferguson, Sofia Gruskin and Carmen Simone Grilo Diniz for Culture, Health & Sexuality .

Celebration at USC, City Hall honors 70 years of universal human rights

Global dignitaries, activists and leaders spoke at the University of Southern California as part of a  public symposium, followed by a youth summit at City Hall, on Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights, the … Continue reading Celebration at USC, City Hall honors 70 years of universal human rights

Celebrating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UDPATE: See event videos and coverage at this link.   Global dignitaries, activists and leaders will speak at USC’s University Park Campus for a free, public symposium, followed by a youth summit at Los Angeles City Hall, on Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document … Continue reading Celebrating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

A Meta-Narrative Literature Synthesis and Framework to Guide Future Evaluation of Legal Empowerment Interventions

by Katherine Footer, Michael Windle, Laura Ferguson, Jordan Hatcher, Carrie Lyons, Emma Gorin, Anne L. Stangl, Steven Golub, Sofia Gruskin, and Stefan Baral, for Health and Human Rights Journal.

The recognition and evolution of the HIV and human rights interface: 1981–2017

In this book chapter, published in the Research Handbook on Global Health Law, Sofia Gruskin and Daniel Tarantola  discuss the linkages between health and human rights in relation to HIV, and describe a joint action and accountability oriented framework to better address the HIV pandemic. Read the chapter Details: Authors: Daniel Tarantola and Sofia Gruskin (book edited by Gian … Continue reading The recognition and evolution of the HIV and human rights interface: 1981–2017

2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo

Mistrust, telemedicine, Alzheimer's, human rights and sexual health—USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health faculty are presenting and participating in discussions on a range of global health subjects at this week's 2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego Nov. 10-14. The meeting is the largest annual gathering of public health … Continue reading 2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo

Training in Malaysia connects health and human rights

In Malaysia, a course taught in conjunction with United Nations University in August 2018 drew 40 participants from research, policy, public health, law, NGOs and other domains to learn about the effectiveness, limits and possibilities of human rights interventions in advancing the highest attainable standard of health. The three-day International Institute for Global Health course in … Continue reading Training in Malaysia connects health and human rights