Monthly Archives: May 2016

A Desire to Give Voice to the Voiceless

Emmanuel Sam, a native of Sierra Leone and a Masters of Law student at Northeastern University School of Law, was awarded a PHRGE Fellowship this spring to work with the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) in … Continue reading

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Still Dazzled by the Facts and Figures

By: Alefiyah Ezzi, PHRGE Fellow at Oxfam America My experience at Oxfam America over the past 11 weeks has been phenomenal. I gained knowledge about the corporate world and developed skills that I could not have within the walls of a classroom. … Continue reading

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A Fighting Chance: Legal Responses to the Humanitarian Border Crisis

By: Jacqueline Kelley, PHRGE Fellow at South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR) in South Texas I sat across from Jonathan as he told me a lifetime of stories. Abandoned by his mother at age three, Jonathan, from Michoacan, … Continue reading

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The Experience of Working in an Established Human Rights Institution

By: Emmanuel Sam, PHRGE Fellow at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Lund, Sweden While considering co-ops, I always wanted to get an international experience, especially in an institution with a human rights focus. When the time … Continue reading

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Understanding Family Planning – Poor Medical Care, Forced Sterilization and the Genocide of Tribal Peoples and ‘Backward Castes’

By: Morgan Wilson, PHRGE Fellow at Human Rights Law Network in Delhi, India   I recently completed a co-op assignment with the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) in Delhi, India. I worked with the Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights Initiative (WHRRI) researching … Continue reading

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