Students can volunteer on projects investigating responses to the Modern Slavery Act in Australia, and supporting work on disability rights.
There is growing support in Australia's parliament for a ‘Magnitsky Act’ to target perpetrators of human rights abuses.
The Australian Human Rights Institute is keen to work with students in conducting our research. Here are some opportunities to get involved!
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) will highlight Australia’s progress in addressing human rights issues.
Two Australian jurisdictions have passed laws banning conversion therapy, offering hope to LGBTIQ+ Australians of a national ban.
The COVID-19 pandemic has many people interested in growing their own food again. The desire to gain control over our food supply has deeper roots.
Chantelle Mayo, Advocacy Project Manager at Baptist World Aid and Australian Human Rights Institute Intern in 2018, tells us about her work.
Housing First policies recognise that access to permanent, secure housing is a human right, and not conditional upon addressing other issues.
Twenty-five years after the Beijing Declaration, Australia has work to do on reducing violence against women.
The Australian Human Rights Institute offers three student internships in each of the three UNSW Sydney terms.