The Significance of Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom and Honoring History 5 min read Why is Juneteenth Important? Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day...
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? 7 min read In a modern-day colonial project, the Chinese government is committing genocide and
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? 7 min read The Covid-19 pandemic led to business and school closures which increased technology use
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? 7 min read Martin Luther King Jr. is perhaps one of the most prolific figures of our
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
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
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.
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...
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....
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
How did human rights come about? A Brief History Overtime 12 min read It was only 100 years ago that in the
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
“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.”
Image credit: Travis Saylor Slavery. A term you have probably heard of and is often associated with the past, however, this violation of human right
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
Open diplomacy is not intended to be a substitution for traditional diplomacy. Open diplomacy is nongovernmental, informal, and involves unofficial interactions and
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
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
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
Diplomacy changed considerably during the twentieth century. The word ‘diplomacy’ strictly described any face-to-face contact between the governments of one nation
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,
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.
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 and Civil Rights. Two key terms within the sphere of diplomacy and development which you have probably heard of, but what do they
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
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
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
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