Companies can uphold human rights by auditing their business practices and supply chains. But such due diligence must be precisely implemented.
The emergence of mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence is a pivotal moment for firms to demonstrate a commitment to good corporate governance.
February is Black History Month and 10 years since Trayvon Martin’s death sparked the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are key moments over the decade.
Forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking are endemic issues in global supply chains. A new Stanford project shows how to change a broken system.
The largest class-action settlement in Canada's history has recently been passed, compensating indigenous children who were taken from their families and put into the child welfare system.
Experts from the World Bank explore how to ensure that disaster risk management programmes are disability-inclusive.
A core characteristic of human rights is that they belong to everyone by virtue of being human, and regardless of race, nationality, gender, disability, social status, or any other distin...
An estimated 150 million people are homeless globally, though the real number is probably higher. This shows the pressing need to support people who don't have homes.
Scholars from Stony Brook University have developed what they believe is a universally applicable set of ethical guidelines for the study of ancient DNA.
Children born in 2020 will be harder hit by the climate crisis in their lifetime than their grandparents. Research from Save the Children shows what's needed now.
Facial recognition technology can help conduct faster investigations and bring offenders to justice, but guidance is needed to prevent human rights abuses
We must develop a gender-aware, life-cycle approach to enhance the lives of older people globally, but especially in rapidly-ageing regions like Asia-Pacific.
The U.N. Security Council has called for an immediate stop to violence in Afghanistan and for the establishment of a new government that includes women.
Increased inclusion and representation in sports can transform the well-being and mental health of LGBTI youth, but Olympic athletes can't do it alone.
Irregular migration routes and irregular migration status are factors in vulnerability to trafficking, but migrants in regular situations can also fall victim.