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U.S. failing to eliminate racial discrimination, says UN

On August 29, the United Nations CERD Committee released its Concluding Observations on the United States. There are serious concerns and powerful recommendations throughout the document, including on education, housing, gun violence, police brutality, and immigrant rights. Below is the press release that USHRN drafted. Please feel free to share...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Jobs with Justice

November 14, 2013 Jobs with Justice is a dynamic research, communications, advocacy, public education, and policy organization that recently underwent a merger and re-brand. In 2012, they merged with American...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Sex Workers Project

The Sex Workers Project is a human rights organization that provides client-centered legal and social services to individuals who engage in sex work, regardless of whether they do so by...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Directory of Participating Organizations/Groups

December 10, 2013 Happy Human Rights Day 2013! In recognition of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), we are proud to release Advancing Human Rights: A Status Report on...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Week Nine: Disability and Immigrant Rights

December 2-6, 2013 The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is a global legal framework for disability rights that would help export the values enshrined in the...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Week Eight: Women's Rights

November 25-29, 2013 Women's rights-in particular reproductive rights- is a hot button issue that is playing an ever larger role in the outcome of political races all over the country...
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