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ePub | Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Towards “a life free from want and fear” for every ethnic group – United Nations

Download the Epub version for educational use here:  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights remains as relevant today as it was on the day in 1948 that it was proclaimed and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. […] The Universal … Continue reading

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70: Human Rights Day 10 December – United Nations

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. […] Unless these rights have meaning there, they have … Continue reading

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Education, development, and reform to counter debt bondage: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights revisited

By Swathi Mehta, Tufts University Overview In Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, Dr. Kevin Bales estimates that there are at least 27 million slaves in the world today – more than at any other time in human history. … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Kaani children and teachers celebrate International Mother Language Day 2019: A celebration of life in harmony with nature – Tamil Nadu

Report and images courtesy: S Davidson Sargunam, Nagercoil (by email) Global phenomenons such as climate change and urbanization are drawing the indigenous Kaani tribe living in the Western Ghats of Kanyakumari district away from their cultural roots, posing a threat to their … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Kaani community celebration: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August) – Tamil Nadu

MADURAI: The dwindling population of predators such as tigers, leopards, hyenas and wild dogs has made a negative impact on the ecology of the Western Ghats, C Appu Kani a senior leader of Cherukadathu-Kani clan says. “It has resulted in … Continue reading

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