FXB Center for Health and Human Rights

Realizing Roma Rights: Press Release

April 1, 2017

 

By Susan Lloyd McGarry and Krista Oehlke

Today Harvard FXB research director Jacqueline Bhabha and instructor and director of the Roma Program Margareta Matache announce the release ofRealizing Roma Rights, a volume they have edited with Andrzej Mirga, Chair of the Roma Education Fund. The book, published by University of Pennsylvania Press, investigates anti-Roma racism and documents a growing Roma-led political movement engaged in building a more inclusive and just Europe.

As… Read more about Realizing Roma Rights: Press Release

Senate Passes Bill with Important Implications for Child Trafficking and Labor

Senate Passes Bill with Important Implications for Child Trafficking and Labor

February 25, 2016

Original Post on the Harvard FXB Website.

“For 85 years, this egregious lacuna in protection has created a procedural backdoor into the American marketplace for goods made by forced or bonded laborers, including children…”

With little public fanfare, on Thursday February 11, 2016, the U.S. Senate voted on a critical piece of human rights legislation. The bill closed a loophole allowing the import of products made by forced or child… Read more about Senate Passes Bill with Important Implications for Child Trafficking and Labor