|Partnerships & Collaborations
|In pursuit of its mission, PIHHR works in partnership with a wide range of institutions. Listed below are the organizations (with links) with whom PIHHR collaborates.
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AIDS Public Policy Project, Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA USA
The AIDS Public Policy Training Project was created to systematically train government officials to provide leadership for multi-sectoral, rights-based responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA USA
Harvard's David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) works to increase knowledge of the cultures, economies, histories, environment, and contemporary affairs of past and present Latin America.
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS), Cambridge, MA USA
The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS)
facilitates efforts to understand the evolving health needs of the global community through extensive interdisciplinary research on population change, socioeconomic development, and human health at the University.
Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA USA
The Human Rights Program at the Harvard Law School seeks to give impetus and direction to international human rights work at Harvard Law School, engaging students in human rights coursework and activities.
The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Cambridge, MA USA
The Petrie-Flom Center promotes interdisciplinary analysis of the legal issues affecting health care, biotechnology and bioethics, producing scholarship that offers creative and promising solutions to some of the most vexing problems in these areas.
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|Rutgers University, Center for Women’s Global Leadership, New Brunswick, NJ USA
The Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) develops and facilitates women's leadership for women's human rights and social justice worldwide.
Ho Chi Minh Political Academy, Hanoi, Vietnam
Suffolk University, Boston, MA USA
Suffolk University has a strong reputation for supporting both basic and applied research. We foster interdisciplinary research and scholarship that transcends traditional boundaries. And we encourage the advancement of scholarly pursuits that enrich our local community; promote national and international understanding; discourage injustice by promoting civil rights; and expand the boundaries of science.
University of New South Wales, Initiative for Health and Human Rights (IHHR), Sydney, Australia
The University of New South Wales’ Initiative for Health and Human Rights (IHHR) is a multidisciplinary research, teaching, service and advocacy initiative aiming to develop integrated strategies to examine the intersection between health and human rights from new viewpoints.
Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brasil
University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
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|World Health Organization Department of Reproductive Health and Research
The mission of the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) is to help people to lead healthy sexual and reproductive lives. In pursuit of this mission the Department endeavors to strengthen the capacity of countries to enable people to promote and protect their own sexual and reproductive health and that of their partners, and to have access to, and receive, high-quality sexual and reproductive health services when needed.
World Health Organization Department of Child and Adolescent Health
The Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) envisions a world in which children and adolescents enjoy the highest attainable standard of health and development, a world that meets their needs, as well as respects their rights, enabling them to live to their full potential. CAH works towards promoting the survival, health, growth and development of children and adolescents from birth to age 19 years.
World Health Organization - Health and Human Rights
The Health and Human rights team seeks to strengthen the capacity of WHO and its Member States to integrate a human rights-based approach to health, to advance the right to health in international law and international development processes and to advocate for health-related human rights.
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.
UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, brings together the efforts and resources of ten UN system organizations in the AIDS response to help the world prevent new HIV infections, care for people living with HIV, and mitigate the impact of the epidemic.
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|Action India, New Delhi, India
AIZHIXING Institute of Health Education, Beijing, China
Through Education, Care, Research and Advocacy, its purpose is to fight discrimination and protect the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS as well as to put forward policies which protect the rights and interests of minorities, vulnerable communities and people living with contagious diseases.
Amnesty International undertakes research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights.
Amnesty International USA, New York City, NY USA
Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is the U.S. Section of Amnesty International.
Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR), Tunis, Tunisia
CAWTAR is an Independent Regional Institution promoting women’s rights and empowerment in the Arab World through Research, Training, Networking and Advocacy.
Center for Studies and Applied Sciences in Gender, Family, Women and Adolescents, Hanoi, Vietnam
Friends of Women, Bangkok, Thailand
Institute for Social Development Studies, Hanoi, Vietnam
The Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS) is a organization whose aim is to contribute to the socioeconomic development of Vietnam through activities in research, training, and consultancy on the country's key social issues.
International Women's Rights Action Watch - Asia Pacific, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WRAW Asia Pacific is a international women's organization that promotes the domestic implementation of international human rights standards through the development of new knowledge and the utilization of a rights-based approach.
Maple Women’s Center, Beijing, China
The Maple Women's Psychological Counseling Center, Beijing, is a non-profit women's organization whose mission is to study women’s issues, educate women and ultimately empower women.
National Development and Research Institutes, New York City, NY USA
NDRI is a research and educational organization dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge in the areas of drug and alcohol abuse, treatment and recovery; HIV, AIDS and HCV; therapeutic communities; youth at risk; and related areas of public health, mental health, criminal justice, urban problems, prevention and epidemiology.
Raks Thai Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand
As a member of CARE International, this organization aims to strengthen the capacity of poor and disadvantaged communities to analyze root causes of problems, determine suitable solutions and participate in development activities.
Swaasthya, New Delhi, India
Since its inception, Swaasthya has been working on reproductive and sexual health issues. Over the years, it has developed a reproductive health model that encompasses not only issues of reproductive and sexual health but also components that enhance socio-economic status of women and adolescent girls.
Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF), Harare, Zimbabwe
Women in Law and Development in Africa is a pan-African network of organizations and individuals who work in the area of law and development to promote and strengthen strategies which link law and development to increase women’s capacity to claim and enjoy all their human rights.
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|Memberships & Coalitions
The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS
The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA) is a worldwide alliance of civil society groups, networks of women living with HIV, women’s organizations, AIDS service organizations, academic institutions and the United Nations system, committed to strengthening AIDS programming for women and girls. GCWA aims to mobilize leadership and political will to influence laws, policies, programmes and funding to promote action that gives girls and women the power to prevent HIV infection and to live fulfilling and productive lives when living with HIV. PIHHR was invited to become a member of this growing international network to lend expertise and experience to common initiatives and to actively participate in information sharing among partners. More information can be found at http://womenandaids.unaids.org/.
International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organizations
The International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations (IFHHRO) promotes the monitoring of health-related human rights, including the Right to Health. IFHHRO stimulates international cooperation between health and human rights organizations in countries around the world. Its membership includes academic institutions, doctors’ associations interested in human rights work, human rights groups addressing health-related rights violations, and organizations that have been especially created to mobilize health professionals for human rights protection. PIHHR was recruited to become a member of this international network of heath and human rights organizations and continues to be active member. More information can be found at www.ifhhro.org.
Women Won't Wait
"Women Won't Wait" is an international coalition of organizations and networks working to promote women's health and human rights in the struggle to address HIV and AIDS and end all forms of violence against women and girls. PIHHR is a founding member of the campaign, which was created several years ago to speed up effective responses to the linkages of violence against all women and girls and the spread of HIV. PIHHR and other campaign partners work together to formulate and improve policies, programs and services that better integrate HIV/AIDS and Violence Against Women. The Program is heavily involved in the campaign’s activities including expert consultations, presentations, and the provision of technical support to its members on request. More information can be found at www.womenwontwait.org.
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