Honoring Human Rights Day: A Shared Responsibility to Protect Universal Freedoms

Seventy-four years ago, on the heels of the most destructive war in the history of the world, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and cemented a core principle:  human rights are universal.  People of every nationality, race, gender, disability, religion, and age are entitled to these rights.  All ... Read More»

What Still Needs to Happen to Win the Fight Against Human Trafficking

In late 2019, we learned of the harrowing plight of Suma Akter, a Bangladeshi woman in Saudi Arabia who secretly recorded and shared on social media her story of abuse and exploitation abroad. Read More»

Op-Ed on TB Day by Ambassador Earl R. Miller

Nine year old Sabbir was ill.  For several weeks he complained of chest pain and had a bad cough, sometimes coughing blood.  His parents took him to a pharmacy where he was misdiagnosed and given ineffective medication.  When his symptoms did not go away, Sabbir went to a doctor who fortunately recognized the symptoms of ... Read More»
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