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UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons Visit

If we truly want to end the persistent problem of human trafficking and labor exploitation in the United States, we can’t just listen to the loudest and most aggressive voice in the room, the one that only sees intensified policing and prosecution as the path forward. We have to pay...
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National Human Rights City Network

About the National Human Rights City Network The National Human Rights City Network is a member-led and organized initiative of the US Human Rights Network, supported by the USHRN Coordinating Center, it works to strengthen relationships among human rights city organizers, including grassroots and local advocates for human rights cities,...
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CAT: Convention Against Torture

Implementing CAT: Working to Eliminate Torture Overview The USHRN is working to promote full implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (typically...
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Fighting Injustice through Human Rights Education Program (FIHRE)

About the Program As the U.S. human rights movement grows, so does the need for accessible, strategically-focused human rights education to ignite change. The goal of the USHRN Fighting Injustice...
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Human Rights at Home Campaign

The Human Rights at Home (HuRAH) Campaign is a collaborative effort to help ensure that human rights principles, standards, and obligations are considered and implemented in all areas of domestic...
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ICCPR: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

IMPLEMENTING THE ICCPR: Working for Civil and Political Rights The U.S. Government was reviewed on March 13-14, 2014 in Geneva, on its compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and...
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ICERD: The International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination

The U.S. Government ICERD Review took place on August 13-14, 2014. On August 29, 2014 the United Nations CERD Committee released its Concluding Observations , which include serious concerns and...
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National Human Rights City Network

Learn more about USHRN member-led organizing for human rights cities!
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Once And For All Campaign: National Plan of Action for Racial Justice

The National Plan of Action for Racial Justice is a comprehensive action plan that would be adopted by the federal government and applicable to all levels of government to address persistent contemporary forms of racial discrimination and race disparities
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UNWGEPAD Visits US January 19-29, 2016

The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent is scheduled to conduct an official fact-finding mission to the United States
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UPR: Universal Periodic Review

U.S. Government Universal Periodic Review Took Place May 11, 2015 Click here to see the US Human Rights Network Press Conference held in Geneva on May 11 after the U.S...
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