First introduced in 1979, Chinas notorious one-child policy was meant to be a temporary means of curbing a soaring population and thus reducing demands for resources like water.
Amnesty International cant make laws, but they are a powerful voice in influencing governments around the world. Thus, its recent policy endorsing the decriminalization of the sex trade is cause for great concern.
Colossal waste of time, but YOLO I guess
They are not ones to talk.
Great idea, guys.
President Obama is in Saudi Arabia today and will meet with King Abdullah about a slew of issues facing the region, prompting lawmakers like Senator Marco Rubio to ask the president to address the country's terrible human rights record.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been praised for her record on human rights, but some say she didn’t do enough.
The United Nations launched its largest humanitarian aid request ever today, asking for $12.9 billion on behalf of 500 organizations - $6.5 billion of which would address problems from the Syrian conflict. The UN is trying to persuade China, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar to contribute more (especially as the United States and Europe have been struggling with domestic economic crises), but its fundraising goals are rarely met.
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