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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. 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.
4. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American activist best known for his advancement of civil rights.
5. Fair Trade Shopping
Would you buy a product if you knew it had been produced by a slave or a person working under poor conditions? Probably not. Buying fair trade is a way to support the ethical treatment of laborers in developing nations, and it sends a message that we will not tolerate exploitation of any kind.
6. Human Rights Newsletter Sign-Up
Do you want to learn more about human rights or how to get involved in activist efforts? Subscribe to my newsletter and stay up-to-date with the latest information!
7. Emma Watson Defends Feminism
In Emma Watson's powerful speech at the UN headquarters, she spoke about gender equality and concisely explained and defended feminism.
8. 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.
9. Half the Sky Review
This documentary, based on the book of the same name, explores women's issues in countries around the world, and introduces viewers to inspiring girls and women who are making the world a better place.
10. Malala Yousafzai's Message to the United Nations
At only 16, Malala Yousafzai has already become a fierce advocate for human rights. Her speech before United Nations leaders further demonstrated her keen intelligence, unconquerable spirit, and big plans to change the world. Read on and feel uplifted by her contagious optimism and courage.
Be sure to visit the Human Rights Archives for all the articles!
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