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The Rights of the Child

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Annual Report

The UICHR hosts diverse collaborative events and innovative programs, teaches Human Rights courses, and engages in scholarly work reaching the UI community, the state of Iowa, and beyond.

The Center, a unit of the UI College of Law, teaches and collaborates with community organizations and UI departments, scholars, and student groups. UICHR’s publicly engaged programs and initiatives include:

Class in Human Rights Certificate

Certificate in Human Rights

The Center for Human Rights offers the undergraduate Certificate in Human Rights, awarded by the College of Law.

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Working Groups

The UICHR supports faculty working groups to encourage innovative, interdisciplinary research and scholarship on campus.


Iowa Human Rights Network

The Iowa Human Rights Network is a collective of faculty members from institutions across the state of Iowa.


The Art of Black Liberation

Monday, February 26, 2024 12:45pm to 1:45pm
In honor of Black History Month, the Center for Human Rights presents The Art of Black Liberation. Alexander Lodge and Crystal Pound will discuss how creative arts and other artistic expression have been mainstays of Black liberation throughout U.S. history. Sponsored by the UI Center for Human Rights and the Black Law Student Association. Please register for this webinar at
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The Rights of the Child: Children & Conflict

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The first webinar in our Spring 2024 series examines children in conflict situations. Panelists will describe the issues and particular vulnerabilities that children face in conflict zones, explain the applicable legal frameworks to protect children, and discuss efforts to mitigate risk and provide humanitarian assistance.   The Rights of the Child: Children & Conflict Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024 noon to 1 p.m. CST   Join us live on Zoom for The Rights of the Child series during spring 2024...
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