Other Projects: Human Rights
Through our projects, the Program responds to emerging issues, new themes, and urgent needs in the scientific and human rights communities. These projects span the globe, Click the links on the left hand side or keep reading to learn more about our current projects.
- Study of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence among Older Populations in Situations of Conflict-Induced Displacement AAAS is partnering with HelpAge USA to conduct a study assessing the prevalence of sexual and gender-based violence among older populations. Learn more about this project
- Developing Ethical Guidelines and Best Practices for the Use of Volunteered Geographic Information and Remotely Sensed Imagery in Crisis SituationsAAAS is developing ethical principles and guidelines, as well as draft best practices for the use of remote sensing and volunteered geographic information (VGI) in crisis situations. Learn more about this project
- Holistic Approaches to Forensic Investigations: Increasing the Use of Geospatial Technologies in Exhumation Site ResearchAAAS is partnering with the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation to increase the use of geospatial technologies for the documentation and analysis of exhumations.Learn more about this project
- IMAGE: Innovative Methods for Applied Geospatial Evidence AAAS is working to strengthen the scientific foundation of human rights-based geospatial analysis through advanced research projects and to advance the use of geospatial technologies in international human rights and criminal litigation. Learn more about this project