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Let’s talk about Abortion bans and human rights violations

Growing up Catholic has made conversations about abortion rather uncomfortable for me. Surprisingly, the discomfort isn’t necessarily from the catholic church’s perspective on abortion laws but rather the fact that I consider myself a prominent human rights scholar who is avoiding an issue that clearly incites human rights violations….

Why climate change isn’t just an environmental issue but a human rights issue too

“Climate change isn’t just an environmental issue. More than anything, it’s a people issue.” These are the words of Yasmine Luhandjula, a human rights lawyer coordinating Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project Campaigns in Africa. She stands alongside a growing number of voices worldwide, advocating for governments to address climate…