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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.
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?
Get Involved Now
Ideas to get involved in human rights advocacy today.
Giving to Charity Intelligently
The holidays inspire many people to give to others. Unfortunately, not all charities out there are legitimate. Here are some ways you can be sure that your money is given to people who are truly in need.
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.
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