Family Focus: Families and Human Rights
The Family Focus section of this issue of NCFR Report — themed "Families and Human Rights" — includes articles that address human rights in countries around the world, including Kenya, Qatar, Syria, Senegal, and Singapore; rights of transgender individuals and same-sex couples; rights of oppressed groups in the U.S.; and more.
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- Overview and Introduction — by Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Emeritus, Professor Emerita, Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University
- Children, Human Right,s and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child — by Bahira Trask, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Delaware
- More Talk and Less Walk? The State and Context of Human Rights in Kenya — by Dorothy Rombo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Child and Family Studies, Department of Human Ecology, State University of New York at Oneonta
- Qatar: An Account of Human Rights in the World's Wealthiest Nation — by Justin M. Petkus, M.S., CFLE, CCLS, Ph.D. student, and Alexandra E. Martin, Ph.D. student, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
- A Table for One, Please: Pronatalist Policies in Singapore — by Karlien Strijbosch, M.S., Junior Lecturer, Technology and Society Studies Department, University College Maastricht, Netherlands
- Border Between Them: Statelessness Causes Separation and Violates the Right to Family Unity — by Maureen Lynch, Ph.D., Independent Humanitarian Advocate and Researcher, Washington; and Member, International Observatory on Statelessness, Kingston University
- Same-Sex Couples and Adoption — by Juliet R. Bradley, PhD, LSW, Professor, Human Services Department, Kaplan University
- Restroom Access as a Basic Right — by Luca Maurer, M.S., CFLE, CSE, CSC, Director, Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services, Ithaca College
- Transgender Discrimination and Poverty: Barriers to Human Rights — by Coltan Schoenike and Markell Jurek, undergraduate students, and Amanda E. Barnett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wisconsin–Stout
- The Role of Policy in Achieving Equitable Family Well-Being — by Renada Goldberg, M.Ed., MSW, doctoral student, and Sarah A. Burcher, MBA, M.A./Ph.D. student, Department of Family Social Science, University of Minnesota
- Working With Immigrant Families to Actualize Justice: Translating Scholarship to Action — by Bethany L. Letiecq, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Science, George Mason University
- Reflections on Black Lives Matter in the Context of Human Rights and Family Science — by Shuntay Z. McCoy, Ph.D., MSW, Department of Counseling and Human Services, Old Dominion University, and Anthony James, Ph.D., CFLE, Department of Family Studies & Social Work, Miami University