human rights http://kuow.org en Inside The State Of North Korea http://kuow.org/post/inside-state-north-korea <p>Ross Reynolds speaks with Clark Sorenson, director of UW's Center for Korea Studies, following a United Nations report accusing North Korean leadership of crimes against humanity. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:53:59 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Posey Gruener 29139 at http://kuow.org Inside The State Of North Korea New Campaign To Fight Human Trafficking http://kuow.org/post/new-campaign-fight-human-trafficking <p></p><p>Seattle-area officials are touting a new campaign to fight human trafficking. Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn announced the new effort Wednesday that mainly involves Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:25:08 +0000 Derek Wang 7437 at http://kuow.org New Campaign To Fight Human Trafficking Failed Compound Illustrates Disarray In White Supremacy Movement http://kuow.org/post/failed-compound-illustrates-disarray-white-supremacy-movement <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2012/11/113012JR_NewCompound_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho - There’s a new effort to build a white supremacist compound in the Northwest.<p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 14:59:27 +0000 Jessica Robinson 4396 at http://kuow.org Failed Compound Illustrates Disarray In White Supremacy Movement "Half The Sky" Author Sheryl WuDunn On The Fight For Gender Equality http://kuow.org/post/half-sky-author-sheryl-wudunn-fight-gender-equality <p></p><p>Is gender inequity the biggest issue of our time? Around the world, it’s not unusual for young girls from poor families to be kept out of school. In India, the mortality rate for girls under age five is 50 percent higher than it is for boys. Pulitzer Prize–winning author of “Half the Sky” <a href="http://www.halftheskymovement.org/">Sheryl WuDunn</a> talked with us earlier this year about education, poverty, maternal mortality, sex trafficking and gender inequality, and what can be done to help.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:54:32 +0000 Steve Scher 1000 at http://kuow.org "Half The Sky" Author Sheryl WuDunn On The Fight For Gender Equality