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 United States, the 19th Amendment…

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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 Statehouse in Boston on March…

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Jessica Wong, of Fall River, Mass., front left, Jenny Chiang, of Medford, Mass., center, and Sheila Vo, of Boston, from the state's Asian American Commission, stand together during a protest, Thursday, March 12, 2020, on the steps of the Statehouse in Boston. Asian American leaders in Massachusetts condemned what they say is racism, fear-mongering and misinformation aimed at Asian communities amid the widening coronavirus pandemic that originated in China. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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.” States Article 2 of the…

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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 continues today in both overt…

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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 abilities to live our lives…

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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 their development, it is vital…

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Refugees and Human Rights

Image credit: Marco VerchWhat do Albert Einstein, Jackie Chan, and the Dalai Lama all have in common? The answer: They were all refugees. Sadly today many refugees are dehumanised and…

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Teaching tolerance post Covid-19

Image credit: 김컴맹딸The rise of Covid-19 has also resulted in the rise of hate crimes against certain ethnic groups and members of society. False stereotypes and misinformation have increased intolerance…

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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, or watched them trend as…

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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. We also noticed that many…

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