human rights

Crimes Against Humanity
1:53 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Inside The State Of North Korea

The most recent United Nations report accuses North Korean leadership of violations of freedom.
Flickr Photo/Gabriel Britto (CC BY-NC-ND)

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.

Human Slavery
7:25 am
Thu January 31, 2013

New Campaign To Fight Human Trafficking

A new King County billboard intended to fight human trafficking
King County

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.

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Social
6:59 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Failed Compound Illustrates Disarray In White Supremacy Movement

Copyright 2012 Matt McKnight

Originally published on Fri November 30, 2012 8:04 am

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho - There’s a new effort to build a white supremacist compound in the Northwest.

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Human Rights
2:54 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

"Half The Sky" Author Sheryl WuDunn On The Fight For Gender Equality

Young girl in Kolkata, India from the Independent Lens presentation of "Half the Sky" (Photo/Josh Bennett)

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” Sheryl WuDunn talked with us earlier this year about education, poverty, maternal mortality, sex trafficking and gender inequality, and what can be done to help.