Recently on OpenGlobalRights, Ted Piccone argued that the rights-based development in the Sustainable Development Goals could help to break the rise of authoritarian powers. In addition, Geoff Dancy argued that the right to bear arms is not a human right, and guns are used far more often to violate human rights than the defend them.
Matheus Hernandez continued the debate on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, arguing that the mandate is difficult but critical, and Sukti Dhital discussed how legal empowerment is an effective way to reimagine justice. Benjamin Mason Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin then argued that human rights law is central to global health governance, while Kate Donald and Silke Staab evaluated whether the SDGs could really deliver on gender equality.
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