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Summary “I skip a meal so my children can eat and to ensure that the bills are paid.” -Janet, 35, March 2020   “Janet R.,” 35, a single mother who works at a college student advice center in London, suddenly found herself on the verge of financial…
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  Summary Thousands of people in the Philippines have been killed since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his “war on drugs” on June 30, 2016, the day he took office. Among those who died have been dozens of children under age 18 who were either…
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 Tens of thousands of families in the United Kingdom every year do not have enough food to live on and are turning to sources of non-state charitable aid. This new phenomenon of growing hunger for some of the least…
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 [They] just came in with an agenda of cutting my 15 hours per week to 6.5. They announced it. They told me ‘We are not there to give you more, but we are going to cut it.’ They had worked out that that was what I…
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 Since 2011, violence in Syria has forcibly displaced at least 1.6 million school-age children to other countries in the region. Before the conflict, more than 90 percent of Syrian children attended primary school and 70 percent…
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 [Senator and boxing legend] Manny Pacquiao says we’re not human. They should just let us be.
 
 – Edgar T., an 18-year-old gay high school student in Manila, February 2017
 
 
 Schools should be…
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 On the afternoon of October 14, 2016, four masked gunmen stormed the Manila home of Paquito Mejos, a 53-year-old father of five who worked as an electrician on construction sites. An occasional user of shabu, a methamphetamine,…
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 The Philippines is facing one of the fastest-growing epidemics of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Asia-Pacific region. According to official statistics, HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men has increased…
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 “The first time I went inside, I was 14 years old. I was scared. I kept thinking what would happen to me if something went wrong.”
 
 —Jacob, 17, Malaya, Camarines Norte, June 2015
 
 Thousands of children in…
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 “One Shot to the Head”
 Death Squad Killings in Tagum City, Philippines
 Map of Mindanao
 Summary
 Key Recommendations
 Methodology
 I. Background
 Tagum City
 II. Pattern…
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 Hidden Away
 Abuses against Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK
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 Findings
 Obligations
 Recommendations
 To the UK Government
 To the UK Parliament
 To the Home…
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 Whose Development?
 Human Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone’s Mining Boom
 Map of

 Sierra Leone
 Summary
 Recommendations
 To the

 Government of Sierra Leone
 To the
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 With the rapid development and proliferation of robotic

 weapons, machines are starting to take the place of humans on the battlefield.

 Some military and robotics experts have…
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 Schools and
 Armed Conflict
 
 A
 Global Survey of Domestic Laws and State Practice Protecting Schools from Attack
 and Military Use
 
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 Recommendations
 Introduction
 Methodology
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Summary
 Armed
 men [in military uniforms] entered the house and immediately began beating Toto
 with their rifles. They beat him continuously; he was trying to escape …
 but they kept pulling him back and beating him…. Then they shot…
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 In Maguindanao, the word of the Ampatuans was the law. It
 was either you said “yes” to [them], or you got yourself killed for
 daring to say “no.”
 —Suwaib Upahm, Ampatuan militia member, March 9,
 2010.
 Warlordism…
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 Walls at
 Every Turn
 Abuse of
 Migrant Domestic Workers through Kuwait’s Sponsorship System
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations
 Methodology
 I.
 Background
 The
 Migration of Domestic Workers to Kuwait…
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 Without Suspicion
 Stop and Search
 under the Terrorism Act 2000
 Executive Summary
 Recommendations
 I. Background
 Introduction of the Terrorism Act 2000
 Growing Domestic Criticism.. 
 II. Section 44…
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  “No Questions Asked”
 Intelligence Cooperation with Countries that Torture 
 Executive Summary
 Background
 International Law on Torture
 The obligation to prevent and punish
 torture
 Torture material as evidence…
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 Slow Reform
 Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia and the
 Middle East
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations to Governments of Labor-Receiving Countries
 To Labor
 Ministries and Parliaments
 To
…