Tag: human rights

Video: Statistics is For Everyone

Statisticians work across a range of diverse fields, including human rights advocacy, healthcare and journalism. And, as a Rochester Institute of Technology student Cho Yau says in our latest video: “Smart is the new sexy.” In this video, you’ll hear about the important role statistics plays in our lives from Cho and other professionals, including:...

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The Role of Statistics in Human Rights Advocacy

This week, we celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Remembering his civil rights activism made us think about the many ways statistics contributes to modern human rights advocacy.   Statistician Megan Price is a great example of how powerful statistics can be in addressing social justice and human rights violations. Price works for the Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG), a non-profit, non-partisan organization that collects...

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