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Democracy and Human Rights

Human rights issues intersect with democracy in many ways. The role of civil society is very important in upholding both human rights and democracy. The protection of women’s human rights is interlinked with women’s representation in democratic institutions. Electoral violence negatively affects both human rights and democratic stability. These and many other issues are vital discussions to be had. How can we address human rights issues in government policy, elections, and democratic systems?

Effective Protection From Online Violence Against Women In Politics

Leading global researchers and practitioners present the latest data and proposed legal solutions to online violence against women in politics (VAWP) in this panel moderated by The Carter Center during the 2019 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York.