Type: Essays

Information on various human rights issues.
  • "No One Has the Liberty to Refuse"
    • Tibetan Herders Forcibly Relocated in Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, and the Tibet Autonomous Region
  • Calculating the Cost of Domestic Violence
    • This essay will utilize the best local and national data available to help you quantify an approximate cost of domestic violence in your service area. It looks at the actual dollar expenditures related to domestic violence. They include, but are not limited to, the cost for medical care,mental health, property damage, lost or reduced productivity at work, home and school, costs to law enforcement, probation/parole and the courts. It also looks at the indirect costs/intangible costs including the cost of the effect on family memebers and the community, and non-monetary losses, such as fear, pain, suffering and lost quality of life.
  • Good Practices in Combating and Eliminating Violence Against Women
    • This essay examines the best practices for eliminating violence against women. These practices include practices in law, provision of services, and prevention.
  • Primary Prevention of Intimate-Partner Violence and Sexual Violence
    • This essay discusses the importance of primary prevention with regards to intimate-partner violence. This essay discusses how to create relationships with your children that will help them lead non-violent lives in the future. This essay also discusses things the community and schools can do to assist in primary prevention.