Equality Renewed: 5 Things to Know about the Vote on the UN Independent Watchdog for LGBTI Human Rights

By Ryan Kaminski on July 15, 2019

In a highly anticipated vote on July 12, the top human rights body at the United Nations, the Human Rights …

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9 Reasons We Need Progress on Climate Action and the Sustainable Development Goals

By Chandler Green on July 11, 2019

Leading medical and health organizations are calling climate change a “health emergency.” Scientists are warning that climate change is a …

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The Sustainable Development Goals in 2019: People, Planet, Prosperity in Focus

By Kaysie Brown and Krista Rasmussen on July 9, 2019

Problems get a lot of news coverage, but just as deserving of attention are the plans to fix them. In …

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A New Tool to Fight Stigma around HIV Testing: VR Films

By Anne Rosenthal on June 27, 2019

“My name is Lihle, and I am a young person living with HIV. I am here to bring hope to …

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(S)Heroes of the UN: Women Delivering Progress

By MJ Altman on June 25, 2019

Kate Gilmore works to safeguard human rights for all people across the globe, including families living in some of the …

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4 Lessons on Supporting the Youth Climate Movement

By Chandler Green on June 19, 2019

Every Friday, you can find 14-year-old Alexandria Villaseñor sitting outside United Nations headquarters at work on her “full-time, unpaid job.” …

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Protectors of Progress: Manyang Redefines Refugees

By MJ Altman and Chandler Green on June 18, 2019

When Manyang Reath Kher was just three years old, he lost everything. Manyang was one of 20,000 “Lost Boys of …

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5 Key Takeaways from Women Deliver 2019

By Charlotte Platt on June 17, 2019

As the world’s largest conference on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women, the 2019 Women Deliver in …

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