Cautious optimism after divided United Nations sets plan to protect rights for women worldwide
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In international campaign to save water and raise awareness of need for conservation, over 1200 activists and organizers are working on making March 22nd World Water Day celebrations a major event
Roger Waters, Sting, and Hugh Grant among all-star lineup of celebrities calling on the United Nations to act for Syria’s Palestinian civilians caught in some of worst violence of conflict
Growing economies mean helping africa collect taxes from new industries is major charity work
UN 2013 Human Rights Prizes awarded to outstanding activists working across the globe for charity
United Nation’s workers thanks to new plan as singer and songwriter Rihanna teams with UNICEF to raise awareness to help Philippine victims of Super Cyclone Haiyan
Wang Bingzhang is a free-speaking, God-fearing believer in democracy—and for that he is being jailed. The political dissident has been in solitary confinement in a southern Chinese prison for the past eleven years.
Call for international attention to refocus on Eritrea dictatorship’s atrocities and refugees
Recovered from assassination attempt, Activist Malala at UN is stronger advocate for women