From Principles to Actions.

Yahoo! promotes free expression and privacy around the world through a number of concrete actions and initiatives.


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Human Rights Impact Assessments

Yahoo! has publicly committed to conducting human rights impact assessments, which include: exploring risks to freedom of expression and privacy in challenging markets; engaging with internal and external U.S. and international stakeholders; and designing risk mitigation strategies.
 

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Academic Fellowships

Yahoo! has established international fellowships at Stanford University and Georgetown University to advance the work of journalists and scholars exploring the complex issues at the intersection of technology, free expression, privacy and global values.
 

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Yahoo! Business & Human Rights Summit

On May 5, 2011, the BHRP hosted Yahoo!’s third annual learning forum about how technology, the Internet and social media support freedom of expression around the world, as well as about global efforts to protect and promote human rights in the Internet, Communications and Technology sector.
 

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Change Your World

Yahoo!’s Business & Human Rights Program has initiated the Change Your World series, regional events focused on how women are using social media, digital media, technology and the Internet to change their worlds.
 

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Yahoo! Business & Human Rights Program

Yahoo! created the Business & Human Rights Program to coordinate and lead our efforts to protect and promote free expression and privacy.
 

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The Global Network Initiative

Yahoo has taken a leadership role in the Global Network Initiative (GNI) – a multi-stakeholder initiative involving an international group of information and communications technology (ICT) companies, human rights organizations, academics, investors and others.
 

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