#Human rights

  • Article: LGBTQ+ 'Conversion Therapy': What Is It and How Can We Take Action to End It?
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    LGBTQ+ 'Conversion Therapy': What Is It and How Can We Take Action to End It?

    By Joe McCarthy|July 10, 2020

    The movement to end the “barbaric practice” has gained momentum in recent years. Read more

  • Article: 14 Black Activists and Authors Providing Crucial Insight Into Racial Justice in the US

    14 Black Activists and Authors Providing Crucial Insight Into Racial Justice in the US

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2020

    They’re doing essential work to end systemic oppression. Read more

  • Article: Health Care Workers Face Violence, Unsafe Conditions, and Trauma Throughout the Americas: Report

    Health Care Workers Face Violence, Unsafe Conditions, and Trauma Throughout the Americas: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 19, 2020

    The COVID-19 coronavirus is devastating the region. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ+ People Face Added Violence, Exclusion, Poverty During COVID-19 Pandemic: Report

    LGBTQ+ People Face Added Violence, Exclusion, Poverty During COVID-19 Pandemic: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 8, 2020

    “Vulnerable communities become more vulnerable during times of crisis.” Read more

  • Article: COVID-19: Oprah, Meryl Streep, and More Sign Open Letter Warning of Indigenous 'Genocide' in Brazil

    COVID-19: Oprah, Meryl Streep, and More Sign Open Letter Warning of Indigenous 'Genocide' in Brazil

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2020

    Indigenous communities throughout Brazil are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: Attacks on Indigenous Land Defenders Surge Globally: Report

    Attacks on Indigenous Land Defenders Surge Globally: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|March 9, 2020

    The report indicates that attacks take place when governments fail to enforce laws. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Americans Report Being Detained at US-Canada Border for 10 Hours

    Iranian Americans Report Being Detained at US-Canada Border for 10 Hours

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 6, 2020

    Civil rights experts warn of the potential for civil rights abuses. Read more

  • Article: The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brittany Quy|Oct. 8, 2019

    After more than 23,000 actions taken by Global Citizens. Read more