• April 29:  In partnership with Northeastern Law's Domestic Violence Institute (DVI),  PHRGE has issued a new report, “The State of Housing for Domestic Violence Victims in Boston During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Assessment of Boston as a Human Rights City.” The report lays out six human rights recommendations for Boston to implement to ensure that domestic violence victims’ human rights to safe and adequate housing are protected during the COVID-19 pandemic and similar public health challenges. (more)
  • March 29: Professor Martha Davis, faculty director for Northeastern Law’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy and the NuLawLab, is a co-editor of the newly published Research Handbook on Human Rights and Poverty (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021). The book explores the nexus between human rights, poverty and inequality as a critical lens for understanding and addressing key challenges of the coming decades. (more)
  • March 5:  Professor Martha Davis has joined the academic advisory council for the ERA Project, a new law and policy think tank housed at Columbia Law School’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law. Headed by Katherine Franke ’86, director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law and James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, the ERA Project develops rigorous academic research, policy papers, expert guidance and strategic leadership to support the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the US Constitution. (more)
  • February 2: As a member of the Massachusetts State Advisory Committee (Mass. SAC) of the US Commission on Civil Rights, Professor Martha Davis co-authored a newly-released report on Water Affordability in Massachusetts. Northeastern Law students Nilo Asgari ’22, Linnea Brandt ’22, Samantha Cardwell '22 and Liam O'Leary ’20 also worked on the report. (more)