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Big News! Four Tech Challenge Winners Earn Follow-on Grants from USAID

We are thrilled to report that four¬†winners of the joint Humanity United-USAID Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention have won follow-on grants from USAID, to allow them to pilot and scale their innovations.   The winners of the additional USAID funding are: International Evidence Locker, IVR Junction,¬†Serval Project, and People’s Intelligence.   International Evidence Locker (IEL): IEL is a free, downloadable phone app that collects court-ready evidence while protecting witnesses. It

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Tech Challenge hosts a Google Hangout!

What are the key intersections of human rights and technology that hold the greatest promise?   On March 8th, 2013, the Tech Challenge hosted a Google Hangout with a few of our expert judges and winners from the first round of challenges to discuss some big questions about the future of human rights and technology. The panel spoke about what areas hold the greatest potential, as well as some of

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