Good News for Human Rights

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Many Public Lands Still Have Derogatory Names — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Is Changing That

Deb Haaland, an enrolled member of the Laguna Pueblo, said she is 'proud to be in a position' to start with a term offensive to Indigenous women on 650 different places on federal land.
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Afghan Girls Are Bypassing the Taliban Through Underground Coding Classes

Hundreds of Afghan girls and women are continuing to learn online and in hidden classrooms, despite Taliban restrictions on education
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Senator Gillibrand and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, Are Working Together To Get Paid Leave Passed

Meghan recently called Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, who in 2013 proposed her own paid leave bill, and expressed her desire to help. Last month, Meghan wrote a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Leader Chuck Schumer as an “engaged citizen and parent” who recently gave birth.
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7 Indigenous Activists You Should Know

Indigenous activists have always been at the frontlines of global issues to preserve the sacredness of Earth and stand for human rights. Here are seven activists to follow from North America, South America, and Australia.
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After Leaving Prison, This Man is Helping End Recidivism

Jason Wang is the founder of FreeWorld — a nonprofit that helps people who were formerly incarcerated start a well-paying post-prison career in the trucking industry.
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How We Can All Help End World Hunger

Over 800 million people around the world suffer from chronic food deprivation on a daily basis. While we’ve made progress, there’s still so much we can all do to help end world hunger.
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This Nonprofit Is Providing Hope for North Korean Refugees

Liberty in North Korea believes the North Korean people will achieve liberty in our lifetime. Here's why we can be hopeful about North Korea — and how to make a difference.
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Turning Trauma Into a Tune: An Egyptian Band Is Helping Women Tackle Taboos

Feminist duo ElBouma cover subjects from child marriage to FGM based on testimonies of girls in rural Egypt
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Firuzeh Maumoudi: Uniting Iran for Change

Mahmoudi’s success with organizing for Iran and her heart for her home country led her to transition away from environmental activism to create United for Iran, an independent nonprofit focused civil liberties in Iran.
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