It is an obvious but uncomfortable truth that there is no quick fix for modern slavery. It is too enmeshed in corruption to be solved by box-ticking initiatives. It is too financially rewarding to be given up easily by perpetrators. The...
29 July 2016
By Emma Crates, Freelance journalist
This commentary was originally published on openDemocracy.
In 2007, the Rockefeller Foundation devised the term “impact investing”, officially inaugurating a new era in finance and development.
This form of investing channel funds privately to...
27 July 2016
By Motoko Aizawa, Managing Director, IHRB USA
Milo Yiannopoulos is the kind of man who becomes well-known only because of the Internet. An editor at the right-wing website, Breitbart, he has, often been suspended from Twitter, the online micro-blogging site, because of his abusive behaviour...
22 July 2016
By Salil Tripathi, Senior Advisor, Global Issues, IHRB
The result of the UK’s referendum on whether it should remain part of the European Union (EU) has left the country in a state of economic and political turmoil. One question we should be asking is, what does Brexit mean for ongoing efforts to...
13 July 2016
By John Morrison, Chief Executive, IHRB
In the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), domestic workers – nannies, housekeepers, drivers, chefs and gardeners – are largely excluded from labour law. A majority of domestic workers are migrant women from...
01 July 2016
By Vani Saraswathi, Associate Editor, Migrant-Rights.org & Strategic Adviser, Shelter Me Project