If human rights are universal, why is the funding for rights advocacy groups so one-sided?

James Ron
Aug 1, 2023

Human rights are universal, and everyone, in theory, should be supportive. However, when raising funds for human rights, the money tends to come almost exclusively from Western governments. Why is that?

Read our piece in the Review of International Political Economy: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09692290.2015.1095780

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James Ron

James Ron grew up in America, France and Israel. He taught sociology in American, Canadian and Mexican universities, and works as an independent researcher.