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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. 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.
3. Compassion Quotes
A collection of quotes that discuss the nature of human compassion.
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. A Call to Action Book Review
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power by Jimmy Carter is a non-fiction book that analyzes the mistreatment of girls and women all around the world, and calls upon us to stop these abusive behaviors.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Aung San Suu Kyi
Human rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi spent the better part of two decades under house arrest for defending human rights. Her passion for human rights sets an inspiring example for human rights activists everywhere.
Be sure to visit the Human Rights Archives for all the articles!
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