Kathryn Sikkink and host Sushma Raman describe why there is evidence for hope in the human rights movement. In our first episode, we interview Professor Kathryn Sikkink on her latest book, Evidence for Hope.

“Paradoxically," says Sikkink, "one of the successes of the human rights movement is to make sure people know more and care more about human rights…but inadvertently, they may have led to the perception that there is more suffering than ever before.”