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3:00 pm Using Data to Advance Dignity: Measuring Human Rights Performance of Countries
Using Data to Advance Dignity: Measuring Human Rights Performance of Countries
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Using Data to Advance Dignity: A new approach to measuring the Human Rights performance of countries, and how you can use it in your work There is a robust debate in human rights circles about the merits of quantitative measures of human rights at the country-level. Unfortunately, existing measures of Civil and Political Rights are piecemeal and of varying quality. Please join Dr K. Chad Clay, Dr Susan Randolph and Anne-Marie Brook in a thought-provoking discussion about how we can reinvent the way country-level Human Rights data are produced and used, in order to inspire more ethical behavior by states and other actors. This seminar will involve an introduction to the Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI), seek feedback on its[...]
6:00 pm Equal Means Equal – Film Screening
Equal Means Equal – Film Screening
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 9 @ 8:30 pm
In honor of Women History Month and as part of the Henry Cohen Lecture Series, we invite you to join us for the film screening Equal Means Equal immediately following a panel discussion. EQUAL MEANS EQUAL offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Examining both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez uncovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues, from workplace harassment to domestic violence, rape and sexual assault to the foster care system, and the healthcare conglomerate to the judicial system. Along the way, she reveals the inadequacy of present laws that claim to protect women, ultimately presenting a compelling and persuasive argument for the[...]
6:00 pm International Women’s Day Event: “She Started It” Screen Filming
International Women’s Day Event: “She Started It” Screen Filming
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 9 @ 8:30 pm
In part of Ellevate Network’s celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Ellevate Network will screen She Started It, a documentary following five passionate, trailblazing young women who strive to compete and thrive in the ruthlessly competitive boys’ club of high tech startups. She Started It gives a new face to the popular image of the tech entrepreneur: a female face. Following five women over two years as they pitch VCs, build teams, bring products to market, fail and start again, She Started It takes viewers on a global roller coaster ride from San Francisco to Mississippi, France and Vietnam. Along the way, it weaves in big-picture perspectives from women like investor Joanne Wilson; White House CTO Megan[...]
6:30 pm Social and Environmental Costs of Development
Social and Environmental Costs of Development
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm
In observance of International Women’s Day, please note the new date and location for this event that was changed from Wednesday, March 8. President Nestor Kirchner Spring Fellows will present their corresponding research: Bianca Moro de Carvalho, from Brazil, will present her topic on “Disordered Urban Growth in the Brazilian Amazon Wetlands” Javier Ignacio Pérez Ibañez, from Argentina, will present his topic on “Conflicting Economic Interests: State and Social Actors in Argentina”. The PNK Public Lecture series is conceived as a space for dialogue and reflection on social, economic, political and environmental realities in Latin America. Sponsored by the Observatory on Latin America and the Milano School of International Affairs