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Summary When “Elena” (not her real name) discovered she was pregnant at age 16, she carefully considered her options and decided she was not ready to parent. She knew she wanted an abortion, but she wasn’t able to discuss her decision with her mother…
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Summary Jasmine D., a pseudonym, is a 21-year-old student in Birmingham, Alabama, who was recently treated for chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is preventable and treatable. Left untreated though, it can lead to serious…
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  Summary On May 25, 2018, police arrested two activists during a peaceful protest in Lamu town, Kenya. The activists, staff of the environmental groups, Save Lamu and Lamu Youth Alliance, were protesting the government’s decision to proceed…
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  Summary For 20 years, coal companies blasted off the mountaintops around the house of Rick Bradford, a retired teacher in Edwight, West Virginia, to excavate thin coal seams buried hundreds of feet deep. After detonating millions of pounds…
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Summary Historically, when children with atypical sex characteristics were born in the United States, the people around them—parents and doctors—made their best guess and assigned the child a sex. Parents then reared them per social gender norms.…
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  Summary Elena G., a tall 16-year-old girl, lives in a mobile home in eastern North Carolina with her mother, three sisters, two brothers, and nephew. Since she turned 12, she has spent her school summer vacations working long hours as a…
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Summary Climate change is here with us. We cannot stop it. The only way is to see how to work around it. -- Peter Ekai Lokoel, Deputy Governor Turkana, September 2014 Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has…
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In Harm’s Way State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users and HIV in New Orleans Summary Recommendations To the City of New Orleans Health Department To the New …
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Glossary / Examples of Statements Allegation: An allegation under Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) guidelines is “a complaint of sexual abuse, that after …
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Sex Workers at Risk Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in Four US Cities Summary Key Recommendations To the Police Departments and District Attorneys of New York…
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Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Patricia M.’s Story Summary Key Recommendations To the…
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Rights at Risk: State Response to HIV in Mississippi Map of Mississippi I. Executive Summary II. Recommendations To the State of Mississippi To the United States Government To the…
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“I Am Not Dead, But I Am Not Living” Barriers to Fistula Prevention and Treatment in Kenya Summary Key Recommendations to the Kenyan Government Methodology I. Background Maternal Mortality and Morbidity…
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  “I Used to Think the Law Would Protect Me” Illinois’s Failure to Test Rape Kits Summary I. Methodology Data Analysis Methodology II. Recommendations III. Keeping Track of Sexual Violence in…
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Fields of Peril Child Labor in US Agriculture Maria M. Marcos S. I. Summary and Key Recommendations Key Recommendations II. Methodology III. Child Farmworkers in the United States IV…
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On the Margins of Profit Rights at Risk in the Global Economy Summary Background: Understanding the Different Ways Business Activity Can Infringe Human Rights Impacts: A Selection from Reporting by Human…