Climate change – and climate displacement – are not merely threats of the future, but are already part of life for the inhabitants of drowning or sinking island nations now (though they are projected to become even greater threats in the future if nothing is done to address them). Drowning or sinking islands, once considered merely part of the destructive potential of climate change, are a threat islands and low-lying states today must grapple with…
What is youth-led diplomacy? As a young advocate for women’s rights, I’ve recently invested more time in understanding how I can do my part to
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Under Article 15 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, everyone has a right to a
“In the performance of their duty, law enforcement officials shall respect and protect human dignity and maintain and uphold the human rights of all persons.”
From our training sessions and working within our student community, we have found that there is a common misconception regarding the terms activist and advocate.
The Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA) is considered the most violent region in the world. Countries such as El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala have some of the highest homicide rates globally.
The word “tolerance” may seem like it became cliché or overused. What is somewhat unbeknownst of tolerance is the power it truly holds and the
The right to education has been recognized as a human right in a number of international conventions, including the International Covenant on Economic, Social and
Image credit: Blogtrepreneur As enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), we are all entitled to human rights which protect our freedoms and
How did human rights come about? A Brief History Overtime 12 min read It was only 100 years ago that in the