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Human Rights Day 2013

December 10th is Human Rights Day, and 2013 marks the 20th year celebration of the creation of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, which supports human rights defenders and brings human rights closer to people. Some of its most significant achievements include the following: Economic, social, cultural, civil, and political rights and [...]

By | 2017-12-06T14:44:38+00:00 December 27th, 2013|From the Leadership|

Sex Trafficking: A Problem in Our Own Backyard

Photo from San Diego U-T article "Couple Hit with Niece's Trafficking Testimony" on Friday, March 1, 2013 Did you know . . . • The number of children trafficked each year (globally) for forced labor and sexual slavery has been quoted to be as alarmingly high as 1.2 million (International Labor Organization 2002 report) • [...]