Researchers at the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies are working for the advancement of human rights worldwide.


World’s Largest Human Rights Dataset

Updates the CIRI human rights dataset and adds a number of new human rights measures.

Human Rights Workshop May 5-6, 2023

CIRIGHTS contains quantitative measures for 72 internationally recognized human rights in 195 countries. The data, along with a suite of visualization tools, is freely available to scholars, students, NGOs, and anyone else interested in tracking global human rights. URI students and project leaders used the dataset to produce an annual International Human Rights Report.

CIRIGHTS Research team (left to right): Max Ludwig, Yulia Avvakumova, Lina Al Taan Al Hariri, Dr. Mark, Mary Lind, Kate Sylvester, and Jack Cox.