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Here are the top ten articles for the Human Rights Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Hong Kong Protests
At the end of September 2014, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest for universal suffrage.
2. Makers Review
A review of Makers: Women Who Make America, a documentary about the women’s movement in America.
3. Compassion Quotes
A collection of quotes that discuss the nature of human compassion.
4. Global Gendercide
Gendercide is the killing of people of a certain gender (in this case, girls). Global gendercide is a huge problem that we must take a stand against.
5. Slavery - Not a Thing of the Past
Think that slavery was only a problem for our ancestors? Think again. Slavery is alive and well - and we need to do something about it.
6. Mother Jones Book Review
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837-1930) was a labor and community coordinator who became involved in the union movement during the brutal industrial revolution. Her successful activism for workers' rights earned her the title of "the most dangerous woman in America" during her time.
7. Searching For Angela Shelton Movie Review
One particularly amazing Woman, Angela Shelton, has made a movie journeying into her past. Ironically, she originally planned to go on a different kind of journey all together. The miracle is that in embarking on her own unexpected journey, she blazes the trail for others to embark on their journey
8. What Are Human Rights
What are human rights, and what are some important topics in human rights? Read on to find out!
9. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
As human beings, we have inalienable rights that we are born with. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was created to both define and protect these rights. Though it was created just after WWII, it is still as valuable today as it was then.
10. A Call to Action Book Review
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power by Jimmy Carter is a non-fiction book that analyzes the mistreatment of girls and women all around the world, and calls upon us to stop these abusive behaviors.
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