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Language Barriers: The Need to Expand Translation and Interpretation Services Across the US-Mexico Border
Language Barriers: The Need to Expand Translation and Interpretation Services Across the US-Mexico Border

Author argues for improved interpreter and translation services for asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border. By Hannah Pell. (12/23/2023)

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Reproductive Rights in El Salvador: An Uphill Battle
Reproductive Rights in El Salvador: An Uphill Battle

El Salvador has one of the strictest abortion policies in the world. It's time for change. By Evy Melendez. (12/21/2023)

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Pakistan: A Beacon of Hope for Minority Rights
Pakistan: A Beacon of Hope for Minority Rights

Looking at minority rights in Pakistan, successes and issues. By Abdul Mussawer Safi. (09/17/2023)

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Unraveling the Ties: How Climate Change is Amplifying Gender-Based Violence in Pakistan
Unraveling the Ties: How Climate Change is Amplifying Gender-Based Violence in Pakistan

Pakistan has launched a Climate Change Gender Action Plan. More needs to be done. By Simr... Read More...



Migrants are Humans Too
Migrants are Humans Too

Author calls for reform of US immigration policies. By Iuri M. Piovezan. (08/28/2023)

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The Truth Cannot be Hidden: US Senate and Congress members spoke about human rights and democratic values violation in India
The Truth Cannot be Hidden: US Senate and Congress members spoke about human rights and democratic values violation in India

The U.S. has voiced concerns about freedoms and rights in India. What are they? By Abdul Mussawer Safi. (07/31/2023)

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The Supreme Court's Decision on Affirmative Action: A True Loss for Society
The Supreme Court's Decision on Affirmative Action: A True Loss for Society

Author argues that the Supreme Court's recent ruling on affirmative action is a backwards step in our collective mission for equality. By Iuri M. Piovezan. (07/27/2023)

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A Lack of Education: The Human Rights Violation that Needs to End
A Lack of Education: The Human Rights Violation that Needs to End

Author calls for the international community to stop barriers for refugee education. By Molly McLeod. (06/27/2023)

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Corporate Responsibility and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
Corporate Responsibility and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

Author argues that corporations need to face consequences when they violate indigenous peoples’ human rights. By Victoria Kish. (06/22/2023)

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Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women in Pakistan’s Economy
Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women in Pakistan’s Economy

Call for Pakistan to address womens rights.  By Pakeeza Bangash. (05/19/2023)

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Why Birthright Citizenship Should be a Human Right
Why Birthright Citizenship Should be a Human Right

Presenting an argument for birthright citizenship as s human right. By Emilia Rodriguez. (05/13/2023)

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Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in IDP Camps: A Case of Nigerian Aid Workers Using Female IDPs for Self-Pleasure
Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in IDP Camps: A Case of Nigerian Aid Workers Using Female IDPs for Self-Pleasure

The need to address sexual exploitation of displaced underage girls in Nigerian camps. By Matilda Ajibola. (04/24/2023)

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Socioeconomic Determinants of Poor Public Health
Socioeconomic Determinants of Poor Public Health

Author calls for action to address public health issues in Pakistan.  By Amina tariq. (04/22/2023)

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The Weaponization of Statelessness
The Weaponization of Statelessness

Author argues against countries using policies to promote statelessness.  By Jad Vianu. (03/15/2023)

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The Biden Administration's Latest Migration Proposal is a Step in the Wrong Direction
The Biden Administration's Latest Migration Proposal is a Step in the Wrong Direction

President Biden's latest proposal about migration suggests a betrayal of his promise to “secure our border, while ensuring the dignity of migrants and upholding their legal right to seek asylum.”  ... Read More...



In Putin’s Net: Humanitarian Challenges in Syria
In Putin’s Net: Humanitarian Challenges in Syria

Analyzing potential effects of the earthquake in Turkey. By Paola Canale. (03/07/2023)

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Do Not Report This!: Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Times of War
Do Not Report This!: Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Times of War

Author explores "right to have rights" in the context of the Ukrainian conflict and possible repercussion. By Victoria Portnaia. (03/07/2023)

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The Genocide of A Culture: The Uyghurs
The Genocide of A Culture: The Uyghurs

Authors argue that the plight of the Uyghurs must be deemed as genocide.  By Annabelle Siow and Gerselle Koh. (03/01/2023)

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The Ukrainian Refugees: the Post-War Challenges
The Ukrainian Refugees: the Post-War Challenges

Ukraine and the EU will continue to face refugee challenges after the conflict ends. By Victoria Portnaya. (02/06/2023)

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The Channel Crisis
The Channel Crisis

Author examines the humanitarian crisis of migrants crossing the English Channel. By Alexander Peris. (02/03/2023)

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Migrants in Peril: The Many Dangers of the Darien Gap and Beyond
Migrants in Peril: The Many Dangers of the Darien Gap and Beyond

The dangerous Darien Gap and perils faced by migrants. By Courtney Levine. (12/28/2022)

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Another Toothless International Organization: the African Union’s Response to Human Rights abuses in Ethiopia
Another Toothless International Organization: the African Union’s Response to Human Rights abuses in Ethiopia

The African Union has failed to protect human rights in Ethiopia. By Ryan Miller. (12/27/2022)

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America is Indispensable in Protecting Human Rights and Freedom
America is Indispensable in Protecting Human Rights and Freedom

The U.S. role as a world leader in the ongoing struggle for human rights continues. (12/19/2022)

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Will Iran’s Women-led Counter-Revolution Succeed?
Will Iran’s Women-led Counter-Revolution Succeed?

What are the challenges for the women-led protests in Iran?  By Naad-e-Ali Sulehria. (11/29/2022)

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Gender Biases in Preventing Violent Extremism Policies
Gender Biases in Preventing Violent Extremism Policies

Examining gender biases in Countering/Preventing Violent Extremism (C/PVE) policies. By Gazbiah Sans. (11/14/2022)

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Disproportionate Discrimination, Detention, & Deportation of Haitian Asylum Seekers
Disproportionate Discrimination, Detention, & Deportation of Haitian Asylum Seekers

Author argues that U.S. immigration policies and procedures are continuing to put Haitian migrants and asylum seekers at risk By Courtney Levine. (11/01/2022)

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It’s Time to Reprimand Iran
It’s Time to Reprimand Iran

Author argues Iran’s human rights violations need to be condemned and international pressure should increase for reform. By Jenna Dauria. (10/27/2022)

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Ethical Frameworks Can Not Be Applied to the U.S. Government
Ethical Frameworks Can Not Be Applied to the U.S. Government

How are ethical and moral arguments applied to U.S. govenment policy and actions? By Madeleine Roth. (10/27/2022)

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Mass Exodus of Hong Kong – Hong Kong is not Going Back
Mass Exodus of Hong Kong – Hong Kong is not Going Back

Is emigration is rational move for Hong Kong's citizens? By Ho Ting (Bosco) Hung. (07/15/2022)

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E pluribus melior?  How to Approach the Threat of Societal Rifts
E pluribus melior? How to Approach the Threat of Societal Rifts

Author explores the reasoning behind and functioning of federalist democracies worldwide, and includes suggestions as to how to move forward from situations of upheaval.  By Alexander Loengarov. (0... Read More...



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