Human Rights

What is a pride parade?

A pride parade is a celebration of LGBT identity, self-acceptance, legal rights, and pride. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender. Most pride parades take place once a year. They are peaceful celebrations and help work towards the acceptance of LGBT rights. There can be more than one in any

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How can we End Hunger?

No hunger by 2030. This is the UN’s second goals of their 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Ending hunger will be a challenge, as around 11% of the world’s population are ‘malnourished’. They do not have access to the amount or quality of food they need to live a healthy life.

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What We Can Learn From Rwanda About Gender Equality

  Gender inequality is a worldwide issue. It is important to understand where countries in [wiki]Sub-Saharan Africa[/wiki] rank compared to other countries around the world. One useful resource for this is the ‘Global Gender Gap Report’ done by the World Economic Forum. In 2018, two Sub-Saharan countries ranked in the

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What Has The African Union Done For You? Pt II; Rights

WHICH RIGHTS ARE PROTECTED? The ‘African Charter on Human and People’s Rights’ (1981) recognises many civil and political rights, including: – The right to freedom from discrimination – The right to life – The right to freedom from slavery – The right to freedom from mistreatment – The right to

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Are Women’s Rights Different?

WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS? Human rights apply to everyone. If they did not apply to particular groups, whether because of race or religion or gender, they would not be ‘human’. To unfairly give one group in society more rights than another gives that group more power- more access to food

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