The Universal Declaration of Human Rights vs. the US Constitution: What You Need to Know
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights vs. the US Constitution: What You Need to Know 4 min read The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted
What is being done about the Uyghurs in China?
What is being done about the Uyghurs in China? 7 min read In a modern-day colonial project, the Chinese government is committing genocide and
Addressing Human Trafficking in Ukraine
Addressing Human Trafficking in Ukraine 7 min read As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine rages on, increased displacement makes millions of individuals vulnerable
What is Digital Citizenship and Why is it Important?
What is Digital Citizenship and Why is it Important? 7 min read The Covid-19 pandemic led to business and school closures which increased technology use
How Did the Global COVID-19 Pandemic Impact Women and Girls?
How Did The COVID-19 Pandemic Impact Women and Girls Globally? 7 min read Despite significant strides in female empowerment, women are often casualties of health
How did Martin Luther King Jr. inspire others?
How did Martin Luther King Jr. inspire others? 7 min read Martin Luther King Jr. is perhaps one of the most prolific figures of our
The Significance of the International Day of Tolerance
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
Who Do You Belong To? Short Review of Statelessness in the UK
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
Tackling Violence Against Women in The Northern Triangle of Central America (NTCA)
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.
Roma and Sinti Statelessness in Germany
What is Statelessness? Article 15 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights states that every person has the right to a nationality, that no one shall be arbitrarily deprived of a nationality, nor denied the right to change their nationality.
Addressing Climate Refugees and Displacement Involving Island Nations
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…
Human Trafficking: A Foundational Cheat Sheet
Picture Credits: Kindel Media Human trafficking is one of the hardest crimes to both detect and prosecute. John Vanek, author, and consultant on the collaborative
A Brief History of Human Rights Documents Throughout Time
How did human rights come about? A Brief History Overtime 12 min read It was only 100 years ago that in the
What is the most violated Human Right in America?
Picture: Jenny Chiang (front left), Jessica Wong (center), and Sheila Vo (front right) of Massachusetts’s Asian American Commission at a protest in front of the
What is the importance of human rights to law enforcement?
“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.”
What are the 6 types of slavery?
Image credit: Travis Saylor Slavery. A term you have probably heard of and is often associated with the past, however, this violation of human rights
How do we monitor human rights violations worldwide?
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
What is meant by Open Diplomacy?
Open diplomacy is not intended to be a substitution for traditional diplomacy. Open diplomacy is nongovernmental, informal, and involves unofficial interactions and activities between private
Children’s Education in Pakistan
Image by David Mark from Pixabay The significance of children receiving primary education is extremely underrated. In order for young people to move forwards in
Refugees and Human Rights
Image credit: Marco Verch What do Albert Einstein, Jackie Chan, and the Dalai Lama all have in common? The answer: They were all refugees. Sadly
Teaching tolerance post Covid-19
Image credit: 김컴맹딸 The rise of Covid-19 has also resulted in the rise of hate crimes against certain ethnic groups and members of society. False
What is Cloud Diplomacy?
Diplomacy changed considerably during the twentieth century. The word ‘diplomacy’ strictly described any face-to-face contact between the governments of one nation and the governments of
How to Work in Human Rights
Human rights movements are extremely popular today, and many are somewhat familiar with these two words; whether you’ve heard them at home, with your friends,
Activism Versus Advocacy: What is Human Rights Advocacy?
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.
Can We Reclaim the Night?
Violence against women is worryingly normalized, to the extent that women are being conditioned to protect themselves using anything at their disposal from a very
Human Rights vs Civil Rights
Human rights and Civil Rights. Two key terms within the sphere of diplomacy and development which you have probably heard of, but what do they
Youth-Led Diplomacy in International Organizations
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
Education for children – Advocating for the right to education
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
Women’s Participation in Diplomacy
Diplomacy is the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and effective way. Despite the purpose that diplomacy carries, advocating equal rights for all, the
How Can Youth Get Involved In Diplomacy?
Firstly, I think it is very important to understand the meaning of diplomacy. Diplomacy: the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations; skill in handling