The U.S. government is taking deplorable action that will reduce women’s willingness to come forward and will increase men’s impunity for sexual crimes against women.
Our future is uncertain. It demands a realistic assessment of our role in the world and what that means for us at home.
Today there is a link between two atrocities that happened in the very same place yet are separated across a century of time.
We see the warning signs, and these signs are all too clear for the Rohingya in Burma – ethnic cleansing leading to genocide. Urge our elected officials to protect them.
Slogans having to do with Jews and ovens – I simply cannot believe that this is happening in my lifetime, in my country, from fellow Americans.
Hate’s legacy has deep tentacles that we often cannot foresee, tentacles that reach across time and place and turn hate into murder.
People often say to me, “If I’d been alive and in Europe back then, I’d have stood up against the Nazis. I’d have helped save Anne Frank.”
The women around our conference table, from 10 countries, have a vision of a different world, one without checkpoints on city streets and without U.N. soldiers.
Armenian Christians living in the Ottoman Empire, in what we call Turkey today, were targeted for annihilation by radical ultra-nationalist leaders 100 years ago.
The anniversaries of six genocides occur in April, tragedies that span nearly a century and occurred in Europe, Asia, and Africa:
There are about 19,000 sexual assaults in the military per year, according to Department of Defense estimates.
On the 65th anniversary of the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights we celebrate the International Criminal Court and its advocacy for protecting human rights for us all.
We all must remember them, and we must act so that anniversaries like these will not keep happening.
Consider that we must do more than “remember.” We must make “Never again” truly mean “Never.”