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Approaches to human rights issues and its implications for philanthropists

Spring 2017

Approaches to human rights issues and its implications for philanthropists

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Welcome to the first Philanthropy Impact Magazine of 2017. This issue is focused on human rights issues and implications for philanthropists and features articles from key philanthropists, human rights organisations and stakeholders.  
 
The Arcus Foundation is pleased to be partnering with Philanthropy Impact and to be sponsoring this edition of the magazine. To read more about the Arcus Foundation please visit www.arcusfoundation.com 

Magazine contents

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The Arcus Foundation is pleased to sponsor this issue of Philanthropy Impact focused on different philanthropic approaches to supporting human rights. The fast-paced and ever-changing political, economic and cultural landscape...
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As a human rights funder, unsurprisingly I see human rights relevance everywhere, from antiviolence to xenophobia. So when Dreilinden started in 2007, we joined the new Ariadne Network – European...
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In early 2012, a three-year-old child called Amal* was brutally raped in a New Delhi slum by her neighbour. The rape left the child with horrendous internal wounds that would...
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNHR) , adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, was the foundation for the growth of global development activity, providing...
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The human rights space, and the community of philanthropists and institutions that support it, is as complex as the issues it seeks to tackle. In the last two decades, investment...
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In June 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted unanimously the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (the ‘UN Guiding Principles’ or ‘UNGPs’). The UN Guiding Principles...
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Human rights-based strategies are designed to redress deeply ingrained inequalities, and they aim to enable everyone to participate fully in economic, social and cultural affairs towards the progressive realisation of...
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Some maintain that God put nonhuman animals on earth to provide for the needs of their human masters. Over the past half-century, growing numbers of people have come to recognise...
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Corporations, civil societies, and philanthropic organisations and individuals are increasingly playing a crucial role in achieving human advancement. The Sustainable Development Goals, the world’s latest political promises, repeatedly call on...
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Human rights funding today is more and more shaped by regional and local contexts shifting away from the traditional ‘Northern’- dominated model. One of the basic goals of such funding...
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“Development then entails disseminating this modern, scientific, and sophisticated knowledge to inform and uplift the rural masses. Knowledge flows in one direction only – downwards – from those who are...

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