Human Rights Day

#501 #day6 of #japantravels and #humanrightsday we're brought together in the form of the #atomicbombdome in #hiroshima - the only remnant of the city that was struck in #ww2. Since then Japan has sought to promote #peace and eradicate nuclear weapons. The #humanrightsdeclaration is based on a number of assumptions, the first is that "recognition... Continue Reading →

White Ribbon Day

#486 #whiteribbonday #25nov2016 marks the first day of #16daysofactivism #unitetoendviolenceagainstwomen @unitednations "Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development. It imposes large-scale costs on families, communities and economies. The world cannot afford to pay this price." — Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General

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