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. 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. Makers Review
A review of Makers: Women Who Make America, a documentary about the women’s movement in America.
4. Compassion Quotes
A collection of quotes that discuss the nature of human compassion.
5. 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.
6. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American activist best known for his advancement of civil rights.
7. I Am Malala Book Review
Malala Yousafzai is a remarkable young woman, and her book, I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, gives you the opportunity to get to know this incredibly brave and intelligent person in a brand new light.
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. 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. 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.
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