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"We Keep It in Our Heart" - Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys in the Syria Crisis
Nov 20 2017 | Posted In: Research
Dr. Sarah Chynoweth, a Research Fellow at the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice, is the author of a new UN High Comissioner for Refugees publication, "We Keep It in Our Heart" - Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys in the Syria Crisis.
Trends in Iran's population growth and total fertility rate.
Oct 31 2017 | Posted In: Research
According to the 2016 census, Iran’s population reached close to 80 million while its growth rate dropped to 1.2% a year—a rate similar to today’s world average but substantially lower than its peak a few decades earlier.
Safe and on the sidelines report cover
Sep 15 2017 | Posted In: Faculty, Research
In recent years, there has been a widespread sense that college campuses have become increasingly tolerant of antisemitism and anti-Israel sentiment.
Stanford sophomore Tien Vo, left, discusses her research with Professor Amy Zegart
Sep 14 2017 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Students
Two Stanford students worked with Amy Zegart, a national security and intelligence expert, this past summer examining U.S. intelligence agencies. Their work will be included in Zegart’s upcoming book. Stanford undergraduates Katherine Irajpanah and Tien Vo spent the past few months collaborating...
Brick kilns
Sep 14 2017 | Rob Jordon, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment | Posted In: Faculty, Research
Brick kilns and their pollution are ubiquitous in South Asia. An interdisciplinary team is combining satellite data and political persuasion to track kilns, raise public awareness and incentivize kiln owners to use cleaner technologies.