March 25th, 2015

Can Sudan’s Elections take place without Peace?

The national elections in Sudan are scheduled to take place in April 2015. As the date nears, there is growing concern with the credibility of the elections in the context of the many present issues....

March 23rd, 2015

Rape in India: An Unspeakable Crime

On December 16th 2012, Jyoti Singh was gang raped by five men and eviscerated in a barbaric manner that outraged not only India but the entire world....

March 20th, 2015

Letters from Baga: terror and mistrust in Boko Haram’s homeland

My contact with Paul and the attack on Baga On January 8th, BBC published a news article where Musa Alhaji Bukar, a Nigerian government official, reported fears that over 2,000 had been killed in attacks in Baga and neighbouring areas in the previous week....

March 18th, 2015

HART Report – Large-scale developments in Burma: Uncovering Trends in Human Rights Abuse

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Burma has been increasing rapidly since the international community lifted sanctions, following limited democratic reforms in 2011....

March 10th, 2015

The Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust, Sustainable Development Goals and Women’s Rights in Burma

2015 is an important year in Aid and International Development. A new development agenda is being put together, to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which are due to expire this year, and a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are being created....

March 8th, 2015

Happy International Women’s Day! | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

Happy International Women’s Day from HART! Every day this week, we have been posting blogs that celebrate the work being done by women around the world to promote and protect human rights....

March 6th, 2015

Girls and Education: How to #MakeItHappen after the Millennium Development Goals? | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the seventh article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day 2015. Yesterday, Ivaylo Hristev considered Media Representations of Women....

March 5th, 2015

Media Representations of Women | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the sixth article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day 2015. Yesterday, Anna Cox discussed ‘Political Participation and the use of Quotas...

March 4th, 2015

Political Participation and the use of Quotas | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the fifth article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day 2015. Yesterday, Sam Hudson discussed ‘Rape as a Weapon of War‘ ....

March 3rd, 2015

Rape as a Weapon of War | HART International Women’s Day Blog Series

This is the fourth article in HART’s blog series for International Women’s Day 2015. Yesterday, Alice Robinson provided an introduction to sexual violence in conflict, this blog will explore the issue in more depth....
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