Tag Archive: International Human Rights

Marriage Equality Does Not Equal Adoption Equality

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By Journal Student Writer Tyler Coe The general consensus among industrial modernized nations remains that orphaned children need stable homes. Rather than growing up in an orphanage with potentially hundreds of other children, children develop best in a household with at least one parent raising them. As of January 2013, estimates indicate nearly one million …

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Disability Human Rights at Home and Abroad

By Journal Student Writer Tai Blas Access to education and employment are issues of fairness and justice in the United States. Scholars in other countries are trying to raise these justice issues to form inclusive cultures for people with disabilities. During spring break, a friend and I visited Renmin University Law School in Beijing, China. …

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Individual Justice Battles State Sovereignty

By Kelsey Rwayitare, Student Writer for The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice On July 31, 2009, the Iranian government arrested three American hikers that had allegedly crossed the border of Iran while hiking in Northern Iraq.

Egyptian Women’s Freedom Curtailed

-Brooke Amos, JGRJ Student Writer 2009-10 Friday, October 30, 2009 Americans often take it for granted that they will be able to express themselves through clothing. Whether the clothing choice be based on fashion choices, a political statement, or religious beliefs, rarely do Americans have to worry they will not be allowed …

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Recognizing Historical Disparages to Help Zimbabwe Move Forward

-Brooke Amos, JGRJ Student Writer 2010-09 Friday, October 02, 2009 In most places in the world, property rights have always been key in the legal system. However, in Zimbabwe, the newly formed government has been taking the land of the white farmers to give to the landless black citizens. This program started …

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