The effects of environmental racism and ignoring women’s needs come at a significant cost to society.
...Is a Human Right
...is a human right is a series exploring how the fight for women's rights is a fight for human rights. By analyzing and referencing the concept of "human rights" through a gender-specific lens, we do the ultimate service to the movement: we make the humanity of women inescapable and stress the intersectionality of the human race's various needs.
When women have access to care, entire nations become healthier.
Whether we are advocating for living wages, safe work environments, affordable childcare, or the right to organize, all of these aspects of economic justice are a battle for human rights.
If you had asked me about violence and international human rights three years ago, I would have immediately imagined some war-torn country far, far away. Then I was raped.
It’s International Human Rights Day, which means we’ve got a lot of thinking to do about how to improve the lives of folks around the world.