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Modern Family Star Ariel Winter Reveals Plans To Be A Social Justice Lawyer – The Inquisitr



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Modern Family Star Ariel Winter Reveals Plans To Be A Social Justice Lawyer
The Inquisitr
I would be doing exactly what I'm doing, which is going to school, applying to college and wanting to be a social justice lawyer,” Winter said. “With my personal experience, I would have something good to give.” Winter, who turned 18 on Thursday, is

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AU Summit focuses on women, human rights – AfricaNews



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AU Summit focuses on women, human rights
AfricaNews
The African Union's 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of heads of states and governments began on a high note on Saturday. At the headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, the AU conveyed the session on human rights with special emphasis on …
In Addis Ababa, Ban urges leaders to build on progress in human rights and women's empowermentUN News Centre
Slow progress human rights, African Union leaders toldFulton News
Ban wants African leaders to ratify commitments on human rightsNaija247news
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Oscar gets caught in the crossfire of a social-justice civil war – New York Post



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Oscar gets caught in the crossfire of a social-justice civil war
New York Post
Looks like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is stuck in the cross-fire of a social-justice civil war. The Oscars stand accused of being “too white,” with no actors “of color” nominated this year. Celebs like Will and Jada Pinkett Smith
Oscar Voter Who Once Ran Studios Chides Academy for "Exchanging Purported Racism With Ageism"Hollywood Reporter

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Judge reverses human rights ruling that found regulator discriminated against foreign-trained man – National Post



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Judge reverses human rights ruling that found regulator discriminated against foreign-trained man
National Post
EDMONTON — A judge has reversed an Alberta human rights ruling that found a regulator discriminated against a foreign-trained man who wanted to work as an engineer. Ladislav Mihaly, from the former Czechoslovakia, had been seeking since 1999 to …

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Loyola Chicago Faculty Union Debates Escalate, Students Question University’s Social Justice Commitment – The Cardinal Newman Society



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Loyola Chicago Faculty Union Debates Escalate, Students Question University's Social Justice Commitment
The Cardinal Newman Society
Social justice does recognize the rights of workers to form and join unions, but Catholics must also remember that, as Blessed Pope Paul VI recognized in Octogesima adveniens, unions should not engage directly in political and social causes contrary to …

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Samvel Farmanyan: Azerbaijan, an Increasing Violator of Human Rights – Asbarez Armenian News



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Samvel Farmanyan: Azerbaijan, an Increasing Violator of Human Rights
Asbarez Armenian News
In this respect, the growing tendency to limit NGOs' activities and attacking and politically prosecuting or jailing human rights defenders in a couple of member states, is more than concerning. The situation in neighboring Azerbaijan has become an
Azerbaijan an increasing black spot on the human rights map of Europe: Samvel FarmanyanPublic Radio of Armenia
Unchanged Status: Human rights organizations see no progress in ArmeniaArmeniaNow.com
Samvel Farmanyan slams human rights gross violations in Azerbaijan from PACE platformArmenpress.am

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‘Human Rights up Front’ initiative ever strengthen UN’s preventive work, says deputy UN chief – UN News Centre



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'Human Rights up Front' initiative ever strengthen UN's preventive work, says deputy UN chief
UN News Centre
28 January 2016 – The two-year-old United Nations 'Human Rights up Front' initiative, which seeks to prevent genocide and human rights abuses, is more vital than ever as the world faces ever more grave and complex challenges, Deputy Secretary-General …

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University of Iowa launches ‘social justice’ theme semester – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines



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University of Iowa launches 'social justice' theme semester
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
IOWA CITY — Despite being difficult “to look at, to think about, and to discuss,” it's something the University of Iowa community needs to experience, said freshman Donovan Roberts. “THEM: Images of Separation” is an exhibit on loan from the Jim Crow …

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Canada: Human Rights Failures – Human Rights Watch



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Canada: Human Rights Failures
Human Rights Watch
(Toronto) – The government of Stephen Harper, in power in Canada until October 2015, failed the grade on a number of human rights issues in domestic and foreign policy, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2016. The current government …
Canada 'discriminated against' its Indigenous people: human rights tribunalSBS
Walking the talk on human rights in 2016Embassy News (subscription)

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Social Justice According to Michael Novak – First Things (blog)


Social Justice According to Michael Novak
First Things (blog)
First Things is excited to be hosting an upcoming event with Michael Novak, at which he will be discussing ideas from his new book Social Justice Isn't What You Think It Is. This is not the first time Mr. Novak has addressed the topic of social justice