Waleed Abu al-Khair is a prominent lawyer and human rights defender in Saudi Arabia. Through his work, he he has challenged the widespread attack on human rights in Saudi Arabia. Now, after years of harassment, arrests, threats and court cases,...
Forced and early marriages are banned by Burkina Faso's Constitution and international law, but the authorities keep turning a blind eye. You can help. Tell the government of Burkina Faso to enforce the law and protect girls from forced marriages.
Teodora, mother of an 11-year-old boy, was expecting a new baby. She was at work when she started experiencing increasingly severe pain. She went into labour, and was unconscious when she gave birth. When she came round, bleeding profusely...
Petition to President Obama to help end White Supremacist violence in Minneapolis. "Minneapolis police have failed to take seriously and address the violent threats that white supremacists have made against Black Lives Matter protesters." Peace.
Nearly 28% of U.S. households are underserved by traditional banks, and turn, instead, to payday lenders, check cashers and other financial predators - spending nearly 10 percent of their income on fees and services, on average.
While schools take time off to celebrate Thanksgiving -- a holiday based on the supposed friendly relations between the Pilgrims and Mashpee Wampanoag Native American tribe -- they often fail to teach students about the hundreds of years of damage ...
While many Americans will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, there are countless Native Americans who will be marking the holiday with a "National Day of Mourning" to remember the genocide of millions of Native people.
For the first time in three decades, a Chicago police officer faces charges of first-degree murder for an on-duty shooting. White police officer Jason Van Dyke was arrested on Tuesday and is being held without bail for the killing of African-American 17-y
Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley posted the large sign outside of his department in Harris County on Tuesday
Jolley said that he put the sign up after he grew tired of the silent majority becoming 'more silent'.
While the hashtag #PrayForParis was prominent on social media and world religious leaders were praised for their condemnation of the attack, the Dalai Lama says the world must not ask God to fix man-made problems.
One in three women in the EU has experienced some form of gender-based violence in their lives. Too many girls are married or mutilated in childhood within our borders & beyond. In many countries over half of murdered women are killed by intimate partners
The fictional worlds created by Aldous Huxley and George Orwell in their novels Brave New World and 1984, respectively, have the ideological themes of power and control intricately woven throughout their unsettling narratives of negative utopia that have
From 25 Nov, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 Dec, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the worl