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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Human Trafficking in the U.S.
Human trafficking is modern slavery, and has many forms. Although it may seem like a problem that would only be found in developing nations, it's actually found everywhere - even the United States of America.
I Am Malala Book Review
Malala Yousafzai is a remarkable young woman, and her book, I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, gives you the opportunity to get to know this incredibly brave and intelligent person in a brand new light.
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