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Human Rights

United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons

first ever United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons, 30 July

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All gifts to WFP SchoolMeals will be MATCHED by Howard G. Buffett!

Inspired by the success of this campaign, the Howard G. Buffett Foundation will double your impact by matching every donation made today.  (Refugees, Typhoon)

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International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Tomorrow is the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia. Watch this great new @free_equal video:

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Disability no justification for denying people’s right to make their own decisions

- Recognizing legal capacity should not be dependent on ‘discriminatory mental capacity assessments’, says UN Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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World Press Freedom Day Saturday May 3 (my experience)

Journalists are singled out for speaking or writing uncomfortable truths .. (article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights) articles and videos Stop Killing Journalists

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First Ever Bollywood Video to Promote Gay Rights

"We created the first ever Bollywood music video for gay rights with our Equality Champion Celina Jaitly to promote a Free and Equal world."

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Israel Holocaust Remebrance Day Apr 27

April 27 is Israel Holocaust Remembrance Day, here are some videos and articles:

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India's Supreme Court landmark jugdement, transgender rights

While the country has been progressive on transgender rights, it has been regressive on gay rights.

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Global Study on Homicide

Domestic violence linked to 15% of all homicides w/ 7 out of 10 victims women:

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The Internet needs better governance, starting now

The EU, represented by European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes and EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, is to participate at high level in “NETmundial: the Global Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Gorvernance”, Sao Paulo on 23-24 April.

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World Book and Copyright Day 2014

The first emperor of China burned books, any comparison with the past punishable by death, and death to their family, Today it is very similar but hidden with the US UK partnership in subjugation, they use cancer, and try to destroy information, Share and save our information:

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UN rights expert urges Kazakhstan to step up its fight against all forms of slavery

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, Ms. Gulnara Shahinian, on Thursday called on the Government of Kazakhstan to intensify its fight against all forms of slavery in the country in all fronts.

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African women making progress in battle for equal rights

Though sexual discrimination remains widespread in Africa, a study of 34 countries reveals growing support for women's rights.

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