World Refugee Day: By the end of 2016 there were 65.6 million people forcibly displaced worldwide, this includes 22.5 million refugees. #WithRefugees
In many parts of Africa, people with albinism face discrimination and violence just because they look different. In this video, some of the advocates fighting to ensure people with albinism are included and protected in their communities speak out.
We will not be silent as elected officials attempt to roll back our rights. We will fight against any attempt by state houses, Congress or this Administration to limit rights or freedoms in our country, particularly the rights of those most marginalized.
Thousands of people across the province marched for the end to rape culture and violence against women. Supporters rallied in many cities such as Montreal, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Gatineau and Chicoutimi. We went to show support at the demonstration in Montreal at Place Emilie-Gamelin.
Actor and activist Maisie Williams has an urgent message about the hundreds of refugee children stuck in the camp in Calais, France.
Ioana Miron went to the protest in support for Polish women’s rights against the government’s proposal about a total abortion ban.
Saket Mani organized a bicycle rally for HeForShe in India, where 121,000 took the pledge, making it one of the leading countries for the movement.
The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on September 19th is an historic opportunity for the world to agree on a better response to large movements of refugees and migrants. Ahead of the Summit, you can make your voice heard. Go to https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/takeaction for more information.
To celebrate the International Day against Homophobia & Transphobia on May 17th 2016, the United Nations Human Rights organization asked people to help create a video that captures some of the strength and spirit that LGBTQ activists and allies bring to their work, and the sheer diversity of causes that help make up the movement globally.