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Human rights advocacy

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View Resource United Nations Action for Cooperation Against Trafficking in Persons (UN-ACT)

Headquartered in Bangkok, the United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (UNIAP) was established in June 2000 in order to formulate a more coordinated response to human trafficking in this region of Southeast Asia. UNIAP has over 30 staff members and they work closely with a number of donor organizations that work in the region and in other areas,...
View Resource Freedom House

Founded in 1941, Freedom House was organized by prominent Americans who were concerned with mounting threats to peace and democracy. Today, as in previous decades, their mission includes promoting "the growth of freedom by encouraging U.S. policymakers, international institutions, and the governments of established democracies to adopt policies that advance human rights and democracy around the...
View Resource Oxfam International: Video

Oxfam, the British aid organization that banded together with a dozen other organizations in 1995 to form Oxfam International, has a website loaded with resources, one of which is a video library. There are many issues covered, such as climate change, tsunami survivors, AIDS, and many videos include celebrities, including Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Helen Mirren, and Annie Lennox. To...
View Resource The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Cuban activists say they were beaten on eve of 60th human rights anniversary BBC News: World Marks UN Human Rights Day Human rights violations in our own backyard Mary Robinson: Climate change is an issue of human...
View Resource Witness

Human rights abuses documented by the written word are powerful, but videos of human rights abuses can be even more transforming. WITNESS was co-founded in 1992 with the commitment of singer and activist Peter Gabriel. Their website states that it "partners with human rights organizations to bring the power of video into their existing campaigns and advance human rights causes around the world."...
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