Human Rights

May, 2021

Vance Center Co-Sponsors Business and Human Rights Events

The Vance Center has organized a series of events with the New York City Bar Association’s Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Launched in 2019 at the initiative of the Vance Center, th... Read More

April, 2021

Vance Center Presents at Human Rights Bodies on Women in Prison

The Human Rights and Access to Justice Program made two key presentations to international human rights bodies related to the Women in Prison initiative, which the program has pursued for three y... Read More

February, 2021

Vance Center Leads Discussion on Global Trends in Women’s Incarceration

The Vance Center organized two online workshops with members of its Women in Prison Network, focused on how a recent study of the causes and consequences of women’s incarceration in Sierra Leon... Read More

December, 2020

Vance Center Secures Judicial Victory for Venezuelan Victims

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights rendered judgment in favor of victims, represented since 2015 by the Vance Center’s Human Rights Program and White & Case, in Mota Abarullo and others v... Read More

December, 2020

Vance Center Commemorates Bangkok Rules 10th Anniversary

The Vance Center’s Human Rights and Access to Justice Program, under its Women in Prison Project, launched a social media campaign  to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Ru... Read More

November, 2020

Vance Center Authors Report on Justice in the Americas Amidst COVID-19

The Vance Center, together with the International Legal Assistance Consortium, published the report “Justice in the times of COVID-19, Challenges to the Judiciary in Latin America & the Caribbe... Read More