the UN says northern ireland’s abortion laws violate the human rights of women
A United Nations Committee found that the current restrictive abortion laws in Northern Ireland breach the UK’s international human rights obligations.
m.i.a weighs in on australia's poor treatment of refugees
Imploring our airlines not to aid in their forcible deportation.
an iranian teen was detained after posting dancing videos to instagram
This isn’t the first time someone’s been punished for dancing in the nation.
how to help families separated at the us-mexico border
Practical ways to protest the policy.
anja rubik speaks out about human rights in poland
“Before, we were just pretty faces on the covers of magazines. Now we can say what we think, what we like, what we’re passionate about.”
australia said yes!
The results of the marriage survey are in, and the country's answer is ringing out loud and clear: legalise queer marriage now.
why love is love and voting yes is vital
In an open letter, Chapter Music co-founder Ben O'Connor acknowledges that while he's devastated by the public equal marriage survey, he's one of the luckier ones.
is snapchat a violation of your human rights?
Turns out the flower crown wasn't the app’s most controversial feature.
uncovering the untold story of china’s radical gender activist, hooligan sparrow
Nanfu Wang’s documentary about Hooligan Sparrow became a bigger tale of state control, the rights of sex workers, and systemic sexual abuse.
natalia vodianova speaks out for the rights of disabled people
The cruel treatment of her sister, who has autism and cerebral palsy, sparked the statement.