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Six Books About Human Rights You Should Read This Summer

Summer book lists are nothing new. Yet, with COVID-19 lockdowns, people are spending more time in their homes than ever—taking…

July 1, 2020
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Refugees Through the Eyes of American Third Graders

This year, the third graders at Collegiate School in New York City have been learning about immigration. They began by…

May 29, 2020
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Let Us Be Brave

I am sitting here in Washington, D.C., in pseudo-lockdown in my apartment, working remotely in an effort to slow the…

March 27, 2020
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Lost in Rhetoric: Why Word Choice Matters

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, also known as female genital cutting or,…

February 6, 2020
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5 Questions About InterAction’s Work with IFAD in East Africa

Under a two-year partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), InterAction is working with agricultural advocacy organizations…

November 7, 2019
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Looking to the Past to Preserve the Future: Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

In the aftermath of World War II, States sought to strengthen the preservation of humanity in times of war.

August 12, 2019
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Behind the Rhetoric, Children are Suffering

The photo of Oscar Ramirez and his daughter Valeria, lying face down dead on the bank of the Rio Grande…

July 24, 2019
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The Top 9 Causes of Global Poverty

11% of the world’s population is living in extreme poverty, which is defined as surviving on only $1.90 a day.

October 17, 2018
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Building Water and Sanitation Systems to Survive Climate Change

Around the world, climate change is already compromising our most precious resource: access to water. Today, less than one percent of the world’s water is available to drink. As extreme weather events increase, the threat to drinking water will also increase.

September 25, 2018
Four people stand by a river. Two are crossing over a makeshift bridge.
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World Humanitarian Day: A Team Sport

World Humanitarian Day is a moment to acknowledge the importance of helping others in dire need and to recognize the great lengths that humanitarian workers go to provide such help.

August 20, 2018
A young child sits in the lap of a humanitarian worker wearing a Save the Children t-shirt