Journalists are threatened worldwide more than ever before, yet a free press is key to a healthy, equitable society.
Before the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt declared four universal freedoms. Are they relevant today?
The Americans with Disabilities Act has made it possible for those with disabilities to work, attend school and move about in society more than ever before.
Religious freedom is a universal human right and a founding principle of the United States.
The U.S. Constitution's First Amendment includes the right to say unpopular things and "hate speech," and it gives that right to everybody.
Since fleeing civil war, Hayat and her cousin Yamama have lived in tents with their families in a settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. But are...
In the U.S., political satire is protected by the Constitution. Leaders, no matter how powerful, know that taking criticism with grace is part of the job.
The "Capitol Crawl" protest for disability rights on March 12, 1990, might have been the single most important catalyst for the passage of the...
Human trafficking, or modern slavery, is a debasement of our common humanity. Some estimates say there are over 20 million victims worldwide. Get the facts.