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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. The Dalai Lama
The 14th Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibet. He is a fighter for human rights and believes that compassion is the key to a happy life.
3. 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.
4. Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks was a courageous figure of the Civil Rights Movement. You may remember her as the woman who wouldn’t give up her seat on the bus.
5. Compassion Quotes
A collection of quotes that discuss the nature of human compassion.
6. The United Nations
We as human rights advocates should take some time to learn about the origins and purpose of the United Nations, an organization that is very influential in the world of human rights.
7. Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It is a holiday that recognizes and raises awareness of the various forms of violence used against women all around the world.
8. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American activist best known for his advancement of civil rights.
9. Makers Review
A review of Makers: Women Who Make America, a documentary about the women’s movement in America.
10. Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day, December 10th, is a special holiday that reminds us of the universal human rights we all share as human beings. It's a great way to celebrate our human rights but we must remember to fight for human rights not just on this day, but every day of the year.
Be sure to visit the Human Rights Archives for all the articles!
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