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Half the Sky Review
This documentary, based on the book of the same name, explores women's issues in countries around the world, and introduces viewers to inspiring girls and women who are making the world a better place.
Hong Kong Protests
At the end of September 2014, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest for universal suffrage.
Gendercide is the killing of people of a certain gender (in this case, girls). Global gendercide is a huge problem that we must take a stand against.
Obstetric Fistula in Developing Nations
Obstetric fistula is a problem that many women in developing nations can experience after difficult labors. It can lead to many health problems and even social isolation.
Emma Watson Defends Feminism
In Emma Watson's powerful speech at the UN headquarters, she spoke about gender equality and concisely explained and defended feminism.
It's a Girl Review
Itís a Girl is a documentary about the topic of the global gendercide of girls. Gendercide is the mass extermination of a gender group. Itís a Girl explores reasons why gendercide is taking place through stories and factual information from the documentary makers and scholars.
Benefits of Educating Women
Education is a human right, and it can change someoneís life in so many ways. For women and girls, an education is especially empowering.
Human Rights Newsletter Sign-Up
Do you want to learn more about human rights or how to get involved in activist efforts? Subscribe to my newsletter and stay up-to-date with the latest information!
Privilege is the concept that some people are inherently given more advantages based on race, gender, social class, and other things. In order to have meaningful dialogues in human rights, we need to be aware of our own privilege and how it influences our world view.
On August 5, 2014, a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel went into effect for 72 hours in Gaza. The two groups entered negotiations and were unsuccessful at reaching an agreement; is there still hope?
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