History professor Brenda Stevenson writes that 150 years after emancipation in the United States, there are still 20 to 30 million people enslaved around the world.
Middle East scholars at UCLA brought the terrorist group ISIS out of the shadows at several public talks on campus over the past few months.
In a Zócalo discussion featuring two UCLA professors, experts agreed that hurdles like an official definition, the assessment of intent and the expected violence of warfare make stopping genocide extremely difficult.
On Tuesday, April 28, the campus community, together with 2,000 K-12 students, will gather for events to commemorate the day 50 years ago when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited UCLA and addressed nearly 5,000.
As part of their degree work, a team of UCLA Anderson students went to Italy and India to learn about LGBT policies and challenges that people face in the workplace there.
UCLA’s Jody Heymann and Neal Baer co-author an op-ed that shows how far countries around the world have come in advancing equality and how far they still have to go.
A comprehensive report by UCLA’s World Policy Analysis Center details rights, laws and policies pertaining to gender equality in 197 countries and Beijing Platform signatories.
A panel of experts that included UCLA Latin America and Caribbean literature scholar Jorge Marturano shared their perspectives on the future of Cuba during a discussion at a “Thinking L.A.” event co-presented by UCLA and Zócalo.