The Advocates for Human Rights works locally and globally to fight injustice, restore peace, save lives and build the human rights movement.
As the news from Cleveland, Ohio and the sexual assaults in the military continue to horrify us, I have the nagging sense that we are profoundly and dangerously naïve to … Continue reading
Chanida Phaengdara Potter is today’s Laura Ingalls Wilder. But instead of taking pen to paper to write a book about life in a log cabin, Potter, a modern-day pioneer, taps … Continue reading
By Carolyn Chalmers and Helen Rubenstein “Dreamers and Doers” is a phrase we heard repeatedly at the United Nations’ 57th Annual Meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women … Continue reading
By Jim Dorsey Thirty years ago, Sam Heins gathered a group of lawyers for a lunch meeting at Windows on Minnesota, the restaurant that then sat on the top floor … Continue reading
By Amy Bergquist Life can be a heavy load in post-conflict Liberia, a country torn apart by a 14-year civil war that ended in 2003. What happened to a little … Continue reading
By Cheryl Thomas I am sure many of you have been following the news about the horrific rape of the woman in India. Linked here is a New York Times … Continue reading
by Robin Phillips Universal principles of human rights connect us to people throughout the world. From Tunisians, Egyptians, and neighboring nations who rallied for their basic rights during the Arab … Continue reading