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International Day of Peace
September 21st is the International Day of Peace. What do you know about this special holiday?
Isla Vista Killings and Misogyny
A brutal attack on May 23, 2014, in Isla Vista, California left six people dead and several others wounded. Misogyny played a part in this awful tragedy, and demonstrated how all women are affected by sexism.
Malala Yousafzai's Message to the United Nations
At only 16, Malala Yousafzai has already become a fierce advocate for human rights. Her speech before United Nations leaders further demonstrated her keen intelligence, unconquerable spirit, and big plans to change the world. Read on and feel uplifted by her contagious optimism and courage.
Mother Jones Book Review
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837-1930) was a labor and community coordinator who became involved in the union movement during the brutal industrial revolution. Her successful activism for workers' rights earned her the title of "the most dangerous woman in America" during her time.
Review - The Social Justice Advocate’s Handbook
Sam Killermann’s friendly writing makes you feel like you’re chatting with him in person, rather than reading his great book! Click to read more about his book, 'The Social Justice Advocate’s Handbook: A Guide to Gender.'
Slavery - Not a Thing of the Past
Think that slavery was only a problem for our ancestors? Think again. Slavery is alive and well - and we need to do something about it.
Social Media and Activism
Can a hashtag change lives? It just might for over 200 kidnapped girls in Nigeria; social media has brought their story to the entire world.
The Geneva Conventions
The Geneva Conventions are highly important because they protect civilians and those who are no longer able to fight. These Conventions remain as timely and relevant to us today as when they were ratified.
The Struggle to Educate Girls
There are many challenges today facing girls striving to receive an education. Despite these challenges, creative solutions may exist and there may even be ways that we can help.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
As human beings, we have inalienable rights that we are born with. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was created to both define and protect these rights. Though it was created just after WWII, it is still as valuable today as it was then.
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