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Our response to the US leaving the UN Human Rights Council the day before an important session

President Trump has announced the United States will leave the United Nations Human Rights Council a day before the 38th Human Rights Council session on the human rights of women. We agree with Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General “while the Human Rights Council is by no means perfect and its membership is frequently under scrutiny, it […]

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Human Rights Day: Freedom of Expression is not a pass to be an online troll

It is possible have a robust debate, and sometimes it is necessary to in order to get to the core of the main points, challenge held beliefs and draw similarities and conclusion. It is important to go through this process in order for society to grow in tolerance and understanding, to evolve and recommit to core beliefs.

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Young people take over the UN in the name of quality education for all

Here is an article I wrote for the European Youth Forum about #MalalaDay Today marks the day of a young brave girl’s birthday, Malala Yousafzai. An attempted assassination was made on her life last year because she advocates for young female rights to education in Pakistan. Today, on Malala’s 16th birthday,  hundreds of students from […]

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34 Million!

Sadly on the 9th October, news broke around the world that 15 year old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by a member of the Pakistani Taliban. Her crime?  Bravely advocating girls’ right to an education in her country. Two of Malala’s class mates also suffered injuries in the attack. Malala has been in […]

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