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Human Rights Advocacy

How Technology Is Helping Us Better Protect Human Rights

Samir Goswami | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Samir Goswami

the sheer number of people who struggle for the most basic human rights can be overwhelming. Although it is easy to get dismayed, we must stay heartened that we can make a difference in an individual's life even from thousands of miles away.

Human Rights Advocacy Is Still Just As Important Today As It Has Ever Been

Rossalyn Warren | Posted 03.09.2013 | World
Rossalyn Warren

Whether it be the Kachin women in Burma demanding an investigation into Kachin abuses, or the women and men that are taking to the streets in India against rape and sexual violence, the message is the same.

World's Worst Human Rights Violators: Freedom House Report (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new report by the Washington-based watchdog Freedom House has identified nine countries and one territory as being the world's worst human rights ab...

Studs' Last Stand

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Studs Terkel spent his life giving voice to the concerns of the voiceless, and it's a mark of his consistency that in his final days he stood up for men who were denied fair trials decades ago.