Cause: Human Rights
- Child Soldiers
Child SoldiersChildren as young as 8 years old serve in government forces.
- Free Speech
Free SpeechStudents have the right to free speech, even during school hours.
Genocide150,000 people have died directly from acts of violence in Darfur.
- Global Health
Global HealthOne billion people in the world do not have access to healthcare.
- Human Trafficking
Human TraffickingThere are 27 million slaves around the world.
Immigration12 million undocumented immigrants live and work in the U.S.
- Labor Rights
Labor Rights120 million children work full-time to help support their families.
- Millennium Dev Goals
Millennium Dev GoalsMany countries spend more on debt services than on social services.
- Reproductive Rights
Reproductive Rights40 percent of unintended pregnancies end in abortion.
Sweatshops85% of sweatshop workers are between 15-25 years old.
VotingAmericans 18 to 29 years old vote less than other age groups.
- Women's Rights
Women's Rights1 in 3 women are killed due to gender-based violence.
- Wrongful Imprisonment
Wrongful Imprisonment75% of wrongful convictions were due to mistaken eyewitness identifications.
Students have the right to free speech, even during school hours.
Should social media sites release users' private information to police if they post threatening messages?
Twitter refused to give police information of a man who released his upcoming plans on Twitter to shoot people inside a Broadway theater.