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Reimagining rights and responsibilities

A new report by researchers at the Carr Center for Human Rights offers 80 recommendations for protecting and expanding citizens’ rights. The authors propose policy changes to strengthen democratic processes; safeguard equal protection, equal opportunity, and due process of law; and better protect freedoms of speech, media, religion, and privacy.

Abdi Ismail Isse MC/MPA 2017 has spent his career in war-torn areas, providing essential services to those traumatized by conflict. His time at Harvard Kennedy School helped him build conflict resolution skills to work toward peace.

The sexual exploitation of child migrants

A report co-authored by Jacqueline Bhabha describes the child sexual abuse and exploitation among migrants who are stalled in Greece. The crowded, makeshift holding camps, unstaffed at night and with inadequate lighting are easy targets for lone men and those associated with criminal gangs to prey on children left unattended.

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