Video – Annual Lecture on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

To celebrate the Sami National Day, the third Annual Lecture on Rights of Indigenous Peoples was arranged on the 6th of February. This year’s Annual Lecturer was Pigga Keskitalo (Docent, University of Helsinki and Researcher, Department of Education, University of Lapland). She talked about what the right to language and culture means for Sami people in […]

Video: Constitutional reform process in Gambia

Satang Nabaneh is a doctoral candidate at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria and LawTransform PhD scholar as part of the research project on “Political Determinants of sexual and reproductive health in Africa.” Gambia is facing the challenge of developing its new constitution. In this video Satang Nabaneh discusses questions such as how to […]

Video: Accountability in Global Health and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Alicia Ely Yamin is a senior scholar at the Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University. In collaboration with the United Nations Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent (IAP) she explains in this video what accountability means and how it applies in global health and development and in […]

Sexual and Reproductive Rights in India

On the 14th – 15th of April LawTransform co-organized the conference ‘’Sexual & Reproductive Rights in India: Social movements & legal battles‘‘ at the Bangalore International Centre in India. Through this conference prominent sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) activists, academics and lawyers were brought together to evaluate the past, present and future of  SRR work […]

LawTransform PhD course 2019

LawTransform PhD course 2019 Effects of Lawfare: Courts and law as battlegrounds for social change (14- 23 August) Practical information The course combines lectures specifically designed for the course and participation in the lectures, panels, round-tables, and workshops of the Bergen Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation. Here are the programs for the PhD-course/Bergen Exchanges and […]

Tuberculosis Stories

LawTransform researcher Camila Gianella was part of a research project aiming to assess how people with TB are addressed in Peru. The project resulted in videos explaining the impact of TB and access to healthcare in remote communities.       Tuberculosis Stories: Diagnosis This video features the testimony of Mr. Angel, indigenous leader of […]

Water & Power – Dissertation by Mathilde Thorsen

On 1st. of June comparative politics student Mathilde Thorsen handed in her master thesis: ‘Water & Power: Has the elevation of the right to water to an independent human right, strengthened the opportunities for those that have their rights violated in India?’ The thesis attempts to explain the development of the international human right to […]