Topic : Human Rights

  • An Indian girl cracks stones into little pieces during her work at the banks of Mahananda river in … Forum Article

    How children are standing up for their rights

    The British social reformer, Eglantyne Jebb, once noted that the only international language that the world… more

  • Jayla studies on a computer at the shelter where she lives in Los Angeles Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Use technology

    Despite encouraging signs of progress, the statistics are clear: there is a gender gap and women are behind… more

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    Why domestic violence costs more than war

    What is the biggest source of violence in our world? With the brutal conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and… more

  • Woman walks past graffiti on a wall in Erbeen, in the eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why we need a better understanding of Syria

    How did we fail Jim Foley? We failed him by forgetting about his case, by letting Syria’s story fade… more

  • Forum Article

    Are we failing the world’s indigenous people?

    “Let us recognize and celebrate the valuable and distinctive identities of indigenous peoples around… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    Can equality be taught in schools?

    Inequality and discrimination are universal concerns. We are constantly witnessing violations of individual… more

  • Forum Article

    Girls are speaking up: we must listen

    Demonstrations around the world were held last week to mark the 100th day of captivity for more than 200… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Five things I learned from a trip into Boko Haram territory

    What is the Nigerian state doing to stop the menace of Boko Haram, and how are the women and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Five ways faith can make a difference in the world

    Faith permeates our world, providing a moral and ethical compass for the vast majority… more

  • Forum Article

    What does free speech mean in the age of the internet?

    Long before the age of social media, legal systems have imposed restrictions on free speech. Some are… more

  • Forum Article

    Five stories on what it means to be a refugee today

    From Syria to Colombia, the UN’s Refugee Agency has collected stories from around the world that show… more

  • Forum Article

    The cost of homophobia: ruined lives, stilted economies

    As a gay man living in Nigeria, my biggest challenge was choosing between my sexuality and my job. In… more

  • Technology Pioneers Article

    Why the EU court got the decision right

    In a decision that surprised much of the world, the European Court of Justice ruled earlier this month… more

  • Forum Article

    Do Europeans really fear migrants?

    Far-right parties are set to make substantial gains in the European Parliament election. Though… more

  • Forum Event

    What the Philippines tells us about democracy

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Global Shapers Article

    How can India tackle the scourge of violence against women?

    Women’s safety has been a topic of fierce public debate in India since the tragic case of the student… more

  • Forum Event

    Homosexuality is not un-African

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why migrants are our cities’ untapped potential

    Which two cities in the world do you most associate with immigration? And which two cities would you say… more