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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. Makers Review
A review of Makers: Women Who Make America, a documentary about the women’s movement in America.
2. Compassion Quotes
A collection of quotes that discuss the nature of human compassion.
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. 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.
6. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American activist best known for his advancement of civil rights.
7. 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.
8. Water as a Human Right
Access to good, clean water is a necessity to live a healthy life. Does this mean that access to water should be a human right?
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. Ableist Language
Ableism is discrimination against disabled people; ableist language is language that targets disabled people, either on purpose or inadvertently. We would be better off not using ableist words.
Be sure to visit the Human Rights Archives for all the articles!
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