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Anyone who disagrees with the UN on any of these points is welcome to explain the problem...on her own board.

I Love You, America, But This List Should NOT Make You Uncomfortable

Did you know that the United Nations outlined what basic rights and freedoms we are entitled to? It's called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. I’m really glad Zen Pencils drew up this simplified version, because it sure looks like a lot of countries need a refresher. Yeah, America, I’m looking at you, too!

Infographic: A Global Look at Human Trafficking  To coincide with National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, which lasts through January, UNICEF has tackled the subject with a dynamic infographic. "In 2012, there were only 4,746 trafficking convictions worldwide. This number seems even more alarming when considering that of the estimated 21 million individuals currently being trafficked, 5.5 million of them are children."

Everything You Need To Know About Human Trafficking In 1 Graphic

From the World Economic Forum to the approaching Super Bowl to the current advocacy month, awareness surrounding human trafficking is swelling. To ...

Teach students about human rights with this infographic of the 30 articles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Understanding Our Basic Human Rights

Teach students about human rights with this infographic of the 30 articles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

SYRIA REFUGEE CRISIS INFOGRAPHIC: The Syria refugee crisis is the worst humanitarian disaster of this century, but no one is talking about it. Over 12 million people have been affected. Half of the population of Syria has left their homes.

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In Rwanda, where 20 years ago genocide claimed over 800,000 lives, the difference is that Kazigwemo murdered his neighbours – relatives of his wife's weaving partner and next-door neighbour in a "reconciliation village", where free housing comes at the price of forgiveness.

The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

Cultivating Fear | The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

This 95-page report describes rape, stalking, unwanted touching, exhibitionism, or vulgar and obscene language by supervisors, employers, and others in positions of power. Most farmworkers interviewed said they had experienced such treatment or knew others who had. And most said they had not reported these or other workplace abuses, fearing reprisals.

"About 48 percent of girls there between the ages of 15 and 19 are married; some marry as young as 12. Families in South Sudan often arrange marriages without the girls’ consent..."

Exchanging Daughters for Livestock: Child Marriage In South Sudan

JUBA — “You will marry this old man whether you like it or not,” Aguet’s uncles told her. Aguet, from South Sudan, was forced at age 15 to marry a 75-year-old man. Her family received 80 cows as dowry in exchange. “I resisted the marriage,” she told Human Rights Watch.

Tens of thousands of victims of India’s worst ever industrial disaster – the 1984 catastrophic gas leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal– are still waiting for justice, and women are suffering disproportionately, Amnesty International said.

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NC tobacco farms is no place for teens. Government, Companies Fail to Provide Adequate Protection for tobacco farm employees from age 12 and up. "Our bosses don't give us anything except for our checks. That's it."

US: Tobacco Farms No Place for Teens

Teenage children too young to legally buy a pack of cigarettes are getting exposed to nicotine while they work on US tobacco farms. The US government and tobacco companies should protect everyone under 18 from hazardous work in tobacco farming

Human Rights Watch calls on Bangladesh to end 'epidemic' of child marriage

Bangladesh's child bride 'epidemic' sees one in three girls forced to wed

Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh, where girls as young as 10 marry, to set the minimum legal age for marriage at 18

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How does the United Nations work? | RMIT University

RMIT University academic Dr Binoy Kampmark explains how the United Nations (The UN) works. Watch other videos in this series ‪http://goo.gl/sHD22And if you ...