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Mapping Discrimination News

Compacts of Free Association in FSM, RMI, and Palau: Implications for the 2023-2024 Renewal Negotiations

Congrats to ICAAD Advisor Erin Thomas on publishing this stellar article highlighting the important ramifications for the United States’ Compacts of Free Association with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and Palau around human rights, migration, and economic assistance leading up […]

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Using Data and Legal Education to Bridge the Gap

Marginalized communities in Kenya face challenges in accessing basic resources and infrastructure. Even where government systems are in place, there are problems with the quality of services and enforcement of laws, especially in rural and impoverished areas. Hakijamii is an organization dedicated to securing economic and social […]

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TrackSDGs: Monitoring Sustainable Development Through a Human Rights Lens

One thing that has become increasingly clear following the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the level of intersectionality between each of the 17 goals and the core human rights standards embedded within. Therefore, monitoring each country’s progress towards achieving each goal is imperative to […]

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A Moment of Reflection – 2014 Year End Highlights

A Moment of Reflection – 2014 Year End Highlights This year has been a truly transformative year for the organization. From project launches in Fiji and India to teaching at Fordham Law School, it is important to reflect on how the support of our donors and partners have […]

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Training Law Students on Human Rights Accountability Institutionalizing UPR Accountability in Law Schools

Training Law Students on Human Rights Accountability Institutionalizing UPR Accountability in Law Schools New York, U.S.A. – October 28, 2014: In August 2014, ICAAD began a collaboration with the Leitner Center for International Law & Justice at Fordham School of Law. ICAAD staff designed a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Training […]

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2013 Highlights and Global Developments for 2014

As we head into 2014, ICAAD is working on four flagship projects to strengthen the rights of marginalized communities globally. Imagine places where: violence against women impacts 60-80% of all women and girls; law enforcement only documents 3% of all hate crimes; and children’s religious identity is […]

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Tony Blair Faith Foundation Interview of Jaspreet K Singh, ICAAD Co-Founder

Jaspreet Singh is a 32 year old Sikh originally from Atlanta, Georgia. He is the co-founder of International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination (ICAAD), a new organisation using international law to prevent violence and discrimination against minorities. In the first of two stories, he tells us here about […]

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Tony Blair Faith Foundation Interview of Hansdeep Singh, ICAAD Co-Founder

Hansdeep Singh is a 32 year old Sikh from New York, US. He is the co-founder of International Center For Advocates Against Discrimination (ICAAD), a new organisation using international law to prevent violence and discrimination against minorities. He tells us here about how his family journey, and his […]

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Invest in ICAAD, Invest in Innovation: Part III – Using an Interdisciplinary Approach to Combat Discrimination

Invest in ICAAD, Invest in Innovation: Part III – Using an Interdisciplinary Approach to Combat Discrimination Highlights: Public Health & Education Advisory Committees help us combat discrimination Raising Awareness, Art, & Discrimination: View the gallery exhibition Interdisciplinary Approach: Public Health & Education In 2012, two of ICAADs projects […]

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International center launches interactive mapping website to unite advocates in fight against structural discrimination globally

International center launches interactive mapping website to unite advocates in fight against structural discrimination globally NEW YORK, December 10, 2012: In celebration of Human Rights Day and 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination (ICAAD) formally launched its interactive […]

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