Tag Archives: #HumanRights

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Forgotten #Children as World Ignores a Current #Genocide ?

Where is our humanity? From Susan Sacirbey

Who are these children who have a name and an identity that has also given them the UN label “the most persecuted people in the world” ? They are Myanmar…

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#Yazidis – Victims of #Genocide, Slavery, & Sexual Slavery

Yazidids  may be an ancient people, but they are modern-day victims of genocide and ISIL targets for hatred, slavery, and sexual slavery.  They are an Iraqi ethnic minority, primarily Kurds,…

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One Human Family- No Matter What Color or Lack Thereof

Albinism, in humans “is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a…

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Is Committee on NGO’s & some CSO’s Prejudiced Trend-Setters against #Journalists & #LGBT Orgs?

Spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Rupert Colville, High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, and UNSG Ban Ki-moon lamented that freedom is under…

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The Bathroom Bill

You do not choose the body you are born in, however, you can decide who you want to be once you learn who you are. Transgender individuals go through a…

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Mauritania #Hungers for Food Assistance

Food insecurity and the resulting suffering is a fact of life for 450,000 people in Mauritania. The World Food Program warns that funding deficiencies affect the most vulnerable families.  In…

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From ” #SocialNetwork ” Jerk to Model for Social Responsibility Entrepreneur

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has had to first live down an unflattering film portrayal, (something akin to Steve Martin’s lead character in “The Jerk”), and then overcome investor skepticism regarding…

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Water, Water Everywhere But Not a Safe Drop to Drink

Sadly, this maxim is true for one-third of the world population — 2.5 billion people. These people have no access to clean toilets and proper sanitation, causing disease and deadly…

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When Human Rights Abuses Masquerade as Culture: #FGM

From female genital mutilation to ingrained bias, the rationale often is culture, religion or even patriotism to deflect criticism.  However, if we were to accept such rationalizations human sacrifices would…

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#Refugees – Empathy & Action at Grassroots

In the past two weeks, our campaign “We’ve all been #Refugees, as Old as War & Natural Disaster, ” has garnered traction and feedback. In this series, we include  photos…