#Human Rights

  • Article: What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Sudan
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    What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Sudan

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 12, 2019

    The fight for democracy in Khartoum has led to violent clashes between protesters and the military. Read more

  • Article: Amal Clooney Advises Businesses to Focus on Human Rights to Boost Profits
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    Amal Clooney Advises Businesses to Focus on Human Rights to Boost Profits

    June 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "If businesses believe that doing good can be profitable, then doing good will be sustainable." Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways Kenyan Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Impacted Africa Forever
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    3 Ways Kenyan Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Impacted Africa Forever

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 30, 2019

    The writer and LGBTQ activist passed away after a stroke. Read more

  • Article: Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'
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    Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    May 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls were armed with brooms and put on the frontlines, say charities. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador
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    Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador

    May 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Rita French will be based in Geneva and will focus on issues including media freedom and slavery. Read more

  • Article: Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Easter Bombings
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    Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Easter Bombings

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 29, 2019

    Human rights groups worry the move will fuel tension and ostracize the Muslim community. Read more

  • Article: H&M Is the First Major Fashion Chain to List Suppliers for All Garments to Combat Slavery
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    H&M Is the First Major Fashion Chain to List Suppliers for All Garments to Combat Slavery

    April 26, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The fashion industry is rife with slavery and labour abuses. Read more

  • Article: Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.
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    Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 26, 2019

    Freedom Day is an important milestone for the country. Read more