For the first time, human rights education in Danish schools and teacher education programmes has been thoroughly examined. The study finds that human rights education must be significantly strengthened. The mapping also offers inspiration for improving human rights education internationally.
The Danish Institute for Human Rights invites for debate on the role of Islam in politics in the Middle East.In the aftermath of the Arab uprisings new constitutions are being written - but it is heavily contested what role religion should be given in the new defining laws.
Protection of religion against defamatory speech or protection of free speech against restrictive legislation? This conflict has crystallized the normative polarisation between liberal and Islamic approaches to human rights, researcher Marie Juul Petersen writes.
While the UN Human Rights Council has confirmed that human rights apply online as they do offline, the reality is far from this goal. A new book dissects the web and uncovers ways to protect our human rights.
The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) announce that the Human Rights and Business Country Portal, the first free resource for companies to comprehensively identify and manage the human rights impacts of their operations around the world, will be funded through 2016. The Portal will launch in December 2013.