Human rights certainly do not always need to be at odds with animal rights – and definitely not in this case.
The UN encourages us to embrace the insect-eating ways of our less squeamish friends in different nations for the sake of food security. Insects are actually of great nutritional value because they are high in protein and fats.
And it definitely didn’t need to get as bad as it did for us to pay attention.
Interning after graduating is definitely an unexpected learning experience, mostly because I didn’t think that I would be at this spot in life post-graduation. But we all need a swift kick in the pants every now and then, and this economy seems to be doing that to a lot of graduates.
In the latest installment of Haiti vs. the United Nations, Haiti asked the U.N. to give compensation to the victims of the cholera epidemic – and the U.N. said no.
Today (February 12) is the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers.
The reasons are interlocking social and economic issues.
The Women Under Siege Project’s most recent endeavor collects real-time information on rapes and sexual assaults as the Syrian conflict progresses.