Human Rights Issue - Women's Rights As Human Rights - WorldPulse

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Human Rights For Women

The human rights topic is just one of the many issues that World Pulse women are rising up for and striving to champion the rights of all. Join the conversation of women speaking out on human rights, from human trafficking to violence against women to immigration to social change and more.

What Are Human Rights?

  • According to the United Nations, human rights are "rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status."
  • Some examples of human rights, as noted by the UN, "include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to work and education, and many more. Everyone is entitled to these rights, without discrimination."

Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Ensuring human rights for women includes ensuring that the opportunities and treatment of all humans including women are equal and empowering. World Pulse provides a platform for women to gather, hear, and share their stories, voices, and solutions to set the stage for equality regarding women and human rights topics.

Human Rights Violations

Today, human rights violations for women include human trafficking to immigration to social change. But World Pulse is contributing to the protection of human rights as well as women's rights through stories for women, by women. You can not only read about how these women are developing key solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges that are dealing with human rights violations, but you can also contribute to the conversation of human rights and inequality in society and how to maintain women’s rights today.

Supporting Women’s Rights Through Writing

Human rights are in peril across the globe, and while women are hit the hardest, we also have incredible power to stand up for change. On World Pulse, women from across the world are speaking out on issues ranging from human trafficking to immigration and refugee rights and more. Hear from World Pulse women who are rising up and championing the rights of all when you read stories about leading efforts to ensure that voices are heard.

Join in the Discussion of Human Rights Topics

The first step in combating human rights issues is to bring them to light. Tell a story about human rights violations that you have witnessed or experienced or speak out on behalf of voices that are silenced and marginalized. If you are part of a marginalized community, what do you want people to know about you? At World Pulse, we encourage you to speak out if you are you concerned about the rise of xenophobia, gender-based violations, or any other human right transgression. Share your own experiences, or write a letter of support to someone who has been targeted based on their religion or nationality. Do you recognize the humanity in all and wish others could see it too? Write a letter to someone who doesn’t see what you see.

Whatever story you have to share about human rights—share it here.

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