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A Call to Action Book Review
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power by Jimmy Carter is a non-fiction book that analyzes the mistreatment of girls and women all around the world, and calls upon us to stop these abusive behaviors.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Human rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi spent the better part of two decades under house arrest for defending human rights. Her passion for human rights sets an inspiring example for human rights activists everywhere.
Children of the Syrian War
The war in Syria has changed life for everyone in the country - especially the children. Read on to find out how they have been affected by the conflict and what is being done to help them.
Drawbacks and Alternatives to Voluntourism
What is “voluntourism”? Though it may have drawbacks, some good may come from it, and, better yet, there may be some good alternatives to it.
Fair Trade Gift Giving
Gift-giving can be a challenge when trying to follow fair trade standards. Consider these ideas in order to support socially-conscious gift giving.
Fair Trade Shopping
Would you buy a product if you knew it had been produced by a slave or a person working under poor conditions? Probably not. Buying fair trade is a way to support the ethical treatment of laborers in developing nations, and it sends a message that we will not tolerate exploitation of any kind.
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?
Hobby Lobby Ruling
In June 2014, the SCOTUS ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby in a case that allowed them refuse to provide birth control coverage to their employees. This move by the Supreme Court may protect the “religious rights” of Hobby Lobby employers, but it takes away from women’s rights.
How to Help the Homeless
Homelessness is a serious problem without easy solutions. You and I can’t necessarily solve the problem, but we can reach out to individuals. Here are ways that you can help homeless people in your community.
Human Rights and the Internet
The internet can be a great resource in helping activists, but it getting started can seem overwhelming. Not to worry--it’s as easy as opening your browser.
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