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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 Burning Bride - Injustices Committed Against Indian Women
India, spiritual mecca and land of enchantment has adopted many aspects of westernization engendered to bring them into the twenty-first century as an economic world force; But behind the saris and the silk facades, her women are suffering more than ever before.
3. Makers Review
A review of Makers: Women Who Make America, a documentary about the women’s movement in America.
4. 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.
5. Compassion Quotes
A collection of quotes that discuss the nature of human compassion.
6. Human Rights and the Internet
The internet can be a great resource in helping activists, but it getting started can seem overwhelming. Not to worry--it’s as easy as opening your browser.
7. Three Waves of Feminism
What do you know about the history of feminism? Read on for a crash course on the “waves” of feminism and where feminism is now.
8. 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.
9. Understanding Privilege
Privilege is the concept that some people are inherently given more advantages based on race, gender, social class, and other things. In order to have meaningful dialogues in human rights, we need to be aware of our own privilege and how it influences our world view.
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