Americans live in a country founded on the concept of individual rights, but experts say more work still needs to be done teaching people what rights actually are, where they come from, and how their neighbors’ rights intertwine with their own. A new two-year research effort by the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy seeks to help illuminate and elevate the notion of human rights in the United States.

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.