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Human Rights

Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Barely Addressed Human Rights Crisis

Marriage is founded in the "idea" of love, but it's always been complicated. Read More »

Jimmy Carter: "The Number One Abuse of Human Rights On Earth... Is the Abuse of Women and Girls"

Though violence against women remains a continued point of discussion around the world, little significant progress has been made over the last few years to amend and enact laws to even begin fixing the obvious issues. Read More »

Meet The Women Fighting Northern Ireland’s Abortion Ban

In 1967, the Abortion Act made it lawful for any British woman to have an abortion, so long as it was administered by a registered practitioner and two doctors agree an abortion would cause less damage to a woman’s physical or mental health than continuing with the pregnancy. Read More »

Amal Clooney to Represent Nadia Murad and Survivors of Yazidi Genocide

Amal Clooney will be representing ISIS survivors of the Yazidi genocide including Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad, who bravely spoke out against her sexual enslavement. Read More »

Exclusive Q&A With Human Rights Lawyer Meaza Ashenafi

Meaza Ashenafi is a leading human rights advocate whose passion for equality and activism has propelled her into the global spotlight. Read More »

6 Quotes to Honor the Legacy of Grace Lee Boggs

Human rights advocate, philosopher and author Grace Lee Boggs passed away on Monday at the age of 100.  Read More »