• How This Former Child Bride Spoke Out In Pakistan | Fundamental | Refinery29
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    How This Former Child Bride Spoke Out In Pakistan | Fundamental | Refinery29

    -People expect me… -To stay at home. -To be nice. -To give up my space. Freedom is the sense of autonomy. But I do come from a very patriarchal world. They see my differences first. It was difficult to not have to be seen as a man or a woman. I don’t wanna apologize for being angry anymore, does that make sense? [SCREAMING] I’m not afraid to say that I do believe in something great. And I’m gonna give up. -Fundamental. -Gender. -Justice. -No exceptions. [RUKHSHANDA IN URDU] [CHILDREN CHATTERING] [RUKHSHANDA GREETING IN URDU] [SPEAKING URDU] [GIRL SPEAKING URDU] [INDISTINCT CHATTER] [IN URDU] [IN ENGLISH] [CONTINUES IN URDU] [INDISTINCT CHATTER]…

  • UNCRPD: What is Article 12 and Legal Capacity?
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    UNCRPD: What is Article 12 and Legal Capacity?

    let’s have a closer look at that article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of persons with disabilities the UNCRPD The UNCRPD is a binding united nations human rights treaty for persons with disabilities signed and ratified by almost all EU Member States and the EU itself Article 12 of the UNCRPD wants to ensure that every person with disabilities including people with psychosocial disabilities may enjoy equal recognition before the law which requires legal capacity legal capacity is an inherent right that everyone it’s different to mental capacity which is an individual’s capacity to make decisions which can vary from person to person Amy and Victor are…

  • Nine Line Explains | How to change the constitution.
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    Nine Line Explains | How to change the constitution.

    There is a process that is rarely seen, but is so crucial to the American political process. The addition of an amendment to the U S constitution [MUSIC. ] this topic has found itself back into the news these days with the equal rights amendment. And what is the equal rights amendment you ask? Well, I’m here to tell you the equal rights amendment is or was a proposed amendment to the United States constitution designed to guarantee equal legal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex. It seeks to end the legal distinctions between men and women in matters of divorce, property employment, and a slew of other…

  • Your Natural Rights: Locke, Jefferson, St. Aquinas, Maqasid
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    Your Natural Rights: Locke, Jefferson, St. Aquinas, Maqasid

    think back to that first day you know the day you were born were you born with any rights and why is it that human beings if we are truly born with rights natural rights inalienable rights like life liberty and not to be tortured then why is it for the last 200 thousand plus years we have not had those rights or people have been fighting even today millions upon millions of people you may know even on social media around the world are struggling for those rights let’s explore those questions together stay tuned this is has Imperius timeless wisdom the joy of history author of timeless wisdom…

  • Transgender India: Surviving Society I India Loud & Clear I EP 12
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    Transgender India: Surviving Society I India Loud & Clear I EP 12

    Namaste, my name is Grace and I identify myself as a woman. Namaste, my name is Christy and I am a trans-man. This week in India Loud & Clear I take you to the LGBTQI community of the third gender. Please carry a rainbow umbrella to protect yourself against rotten prejudices and deeply-rooted stigmas. Life as a transgender can be harsh and excluded. Ask Ranjita Sinha – a transgender activist in Kolkata for the past ten years, fighting for acceptance and opportunities. My journey as an activist began when the transgender movement was being crushed. We faced discrimination on a daily basis…I cannot even talk about some of the incidents.…

  • Samantha Power – China, the UN, and the Future of Human Rights | 2020 Neuhauser Memorial Lecture
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    Samantha Power – China, the UN, and the Future of Human Rights | 2020 Neuhauser Memorial Lecture

    Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome. My name is Michael Szonyi. I am the Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. And it is my very great pleasure to welcome you to one of the highlights of our year, the annual Charles Neuhauser Memorial Lecture. The lecture series was established in 1988 in honor of Charles Neuhauser through the generosity of his brother Paul Neuhauser, who is here with us today. And we’re very pleased to have members of the Neuhauser family, the original supporters of the lecture series. And we’re very glad to have them and their friends joining us today. Charles Neuhauser, or Charlie as he was known,…

  • The Universal Periodic Review explained
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    The Universal Periodic Review explained

    Human rights. They’re a big subject. They’re global, They’re a big subject. They’re global, but they’re also local. Human rights are your rights! They deal with everyday issues like … Equality and non-discrimination. Reproductive rights. Health. The rights of persons with disabilities. Education. Access to justice. Adequate housing. L.G.B.T. rights. The list goes on. How can we ensure that the Government implements them? In 2006, the UN set up the Universal Periodic Review. The UPR is a peer review mechanism, which means that UN Member States examine each other’s human rights record with a critical eye. Ireland made lots of promises during its first UPR in 2011. When Ireland goes…

  • Trump Might Intervene in Huawei Arrest | China Uncensored
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    Trump Might Intervene in Huawei Arrest | China Uncensored

    The Chinese regime is furious over the arrest of the Huawei CFO in Canada If she’s extradited to the US, there could be trouble. Meanwhile, China authorities have abducted Canadian citizens as Trump prepares his next move in the US-China Trade War. Welcome to China Uncensored, I’m Chris Chappell. The CFO of one of China’s biggest telecom companies, Huawei, has been released on bail. Meng Wanzhou was arrested during a plane transfer last week in Canada and now faces extradition to the United States, where, if convicted, she could face up to 30 years in jail. The conditions of her release were steep. The bail was set at 10 million…