Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Awareness Day Passes With Little Notice

I have a love-hate relationship with Awareness Days. First, I do think they are needed to help promote awareness and educate society on various heath causes and human rights issues.  Many such days make headlines thanks to political pushes and great community support, while others with little political power and international appeal pass with little notice.  Such [...]

Million Mom’s Challenge Winner

In December’s post, Expectant American Mothers Help Raise Funds for Mothers in Developing Nations,  the Imagine Me & You contest finalists had been announced.  The Million Moms Challenge has now chosen a winner from its photo contest, in which hundreds of expectant mothers from across the United States submitted images with original messages, written on their “baby bumps,” stating [...]

Job Opportunities abroad has threats of women trafficking and slavery

HUMAN SLAVERY and TRAFFICKING has been an issue around the globe. Even worst for the developing and underdeveloped countries where they have been trying to find a viable solution. No matter how hard they try their weak economic crisis makes them vulnerable to such externalities. It has been a huge question of identity for the [...]

INDIA: Assault and stone-pelting on Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant Protestors including women activists

Justice Shri K.G. Balakrishnan, Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission Faridkot House, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi, PIN 110001 INDIA Fax No. 23384863 E-Mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] Re: Tirunelveli: Assault and stone-pelting on Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant Protestors including women activists Dear Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission, I am a Human rights activist and journalist. I am [...]

Unsafe Abortions on the Rise

The right to life is unquestionably one of the biggest human rights debates in the United States. Some argue there is never an acceptable reason for the termination of a pregnancy, others will allow it in the case of a medical emergency or to save the life of the mother, some are for the use [...]

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