17October2017

Gender Equality in Elected Office: Applying the Six Step Action Plan to the Egyptian case

Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School This session asks participants to consider applying the Six Step Action Plan to a country in the midst of revolutionary change as one specific case study — Egypt. In particular, participants [...]

Equality in marriage law

The cabinet today approved a bill that, if passed, could remove a financial constraint that deters many women locked in abusive marriages from seeking divorce. The Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill 2010 aims to give women the right to stake claim [...]

Session IV: Does the Law Tend to Favor Identified over Statistical People?

7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference Session Chair: I. Glenn Cohen, JD Assistant Professor of Law and Co-Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Harvard Law School Matthew D. Adler, JD [...]

Session IV Q&A: Does the Law Tend to Favor Identified over Statistical People?

7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference: Identified vs. Statistical Lives – Ethics and Public Policy Session Chair: I. Glenn Cohen, JD Assistant Professor of Law and Co-Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, [...]

Sean Faircloth: Do Something About the Religio-Industrial Complex

Do something now about financial abuses of mega-ministers. The book “Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It” is available in audiobook, ebook & hardcopy: richarddawkins.net [...]

Session III Q&A: Global Health: Treatment as Prevention || 7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health

Session Chair: Till Bärnighausen, MD, Ph.D., Sc.D. Assistant Professor of Global Health, Harvard School of Public Health Max Essex, Ph.D. Mary Woodard Lasker Professor of Health Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health Till Bärnighausen, [...]

Session III: Global Health: Treatment as Prevention || 7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health

Session Chair: Till Bärnighausen, MD, Ph.D., Sc.D. Assistant Professor of Global Health, Harvard School of Public Health Max Essex, Ph.D. Mary Woodard Lasker Professor of Health Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health Till Bärnighausen, [...]

Making the World Smaller – Daniel Lieberman – Harvard Thinks Big

Daniel Lieberman Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology

Rick Perry, our Radiant Pope, & Faircloth’s Law of Political Conversion

Author of Attack of the Theocrats, Sean Faircloth discusses instances in which CNN has referred to Rick Perry’s “faith journey” and the New York Times referred to Barack Obama’s trip from “skepticism to belief”. [...]

South Pole Worker Stranded After Stroke

Renee-Nicole Douceur, the winter manager at the Amundsen-Scott research station at the South Pole, was sitting at her desk on Aug. 27 when she suffered a stroke. “I looked at the screen and was like, ‘Oh my God, half the screen is missing,’ ” [...]