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Education for Justice | Fri, Feb 1, 2013

Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention

Is nothing sacred? Is anything safe? Violence pervades our schools, our relationships, most every aspect of our lives. EFJ provides support for Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, including a prayer service, resource guide, dating rights list and an exclusive interview with a dating violence survivor. We also offer a lesson plan on the voices of the gun violence debate at the Education for Justice website.

How independent will the Doing Business Review be?

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Jan 11, 2013

How independent will the Doing Business Review be?

A controversial World Bank project that ranks countries on their business environment is going to be reviewed after 10 years of implementation. Among other issues, the rankings tend to exhibit an anti-labor and –tax bias. But civil society organizations already fear the review process has been rigged to screen out critical voices, Aldo Caliari argues in a recent article.

64 years later: How to account for financial markets in the realization of human rights today?

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Dec 17, 2012

64 years later: How to account for financial markets in the realization of human rights today?

When the Universal Declaration on Human Rights proclaimed that economic social and cultural rights should be realized “through national effort and international cooperation,” surely the governments negotiating the text had in mind a different financial system than the one we witness today, says Center of Concern staff Aldo Caliari in this blog posting on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.

New Website to Expose Financial Sector Abuses, Launched on International Human Rights Day

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sun, Dec 9, 2012

New Website to Expose Financial Sector Abuses, Launched on International Human Rights Day

"The financial crisis harm to conditions of human rights enjoyment worldwide is well documented. Yet, financial regulation continues to be treated as if human rights did not need to be part of the discussion," say members of the initiative in a press release issued on the occasion.

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