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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. 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.
2. Makers Review
A review of Makers: Women Who Make America, a documentary about the women’s movement in America.
3. 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.
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. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American activist best known for his advancement of civil rights.
6. Compassion Quotes
A collection of quotes that discuss the nature of human compassion.
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. Drawbacks and Alternatives to Voluntourism
What is “voluntourism”? Though it may have drawbacks, some good may come from it, and, better yet, there may be some good alternatives to it.
9. 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.
10. 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.
Be sure to visit the Human Rights Archives for all the articles!
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