For the more than 3 million children born in Yemen since the civil war escalated in 2015, staying alive is a daily struggle.
2017 was a devastating year for the world's children. Here are ways that UNICEF made a difference.
#MeToo has spawned a surge in defamation claims designed to silence victims. But there are ways to minimize legal risks. The #MeToo movement has drawn an outpouring of testimony by the victims of sexual harassment and sexual abuse. In response, there has been a surge in retaliatory defamation lawsuits by their abusers. Show More Summary
HRC issued the following statement on the Senate's short term deal to reopen the government while continuing to negotiate overall funding levels including parity between defense and domestic discretionary programs to ensure funding for...Show More Summary
You’d be forgiven for forgetting Roe is the law of the land. In 2017 alone, 19 states adopted 63 new abortion restrictions. On January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark decision Roe v. Wade, recognizing that the Constitution protects a woman’s right to an abortion. Show More Summary
DANGEROUS #TRUMPSHUTDOWN: “The government shutdown is the result of a failure of leadership by Donald Trump and Mike Pence. They kicked the can down the road on every deadline over the past year, from appropriations to children’s health, disaster relief to Dreamers. Show More Summary
Today, HRC issued the following response after the federal government officially shutdown following weeks of irresponsible and reckless behavior by the Trump-Pence Administration: “Today’s government shutdown is the result of a failure of leadership by Donald Trump and Mike Pence. Show More Summary
Where would you go in a nuclear attack? This is a question I hadn’t thought to ask myself until recently, with two madmen publicly measuring the sizes of their … buttons. But there it is. This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – normally dedicated to protecting us from mutated viruses, cancer […]
HRC acknowledged Utah Gov. Gary Herbert for convening a task force to address a troubling uptick in suicides among youth -- and especially LGBTQ youth -- in his state. Task force members, including Ronald A. Rasband, a leader in TheShow More Summary
HRC marked the one year anniversary of the Trump-Pence Administration’s inauguration by vowing to continue turning resistance into action in 2018. Over the last year, the Trump-Pence administration has systematically targeted the LGBTQ...Show More Summary
Today, HRC praised the Washington State Senate for passing Senate Bill (SB) 5722 — legislation to protect LGBTQ youth in the state from the dangerous and discredited practice of so-called “conversion therapy.” “No child should ever be subjected to the dangerous and barbaric practice of conversion therapy. Show More Summary
The majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana. The Marijuana Justice Act will do just that. If polling is correct, pot no longer gives Americans fits. Recent Gallup polls indicate that 64 percent of Americans approve of legalizing marijuana — the highest level of public support in almost 50 years. Show More Summary
Marcus is laissez-faire about enforcing laws to protect marginalized groups, but crusades against those who criticize Israel. The Senate committee overseeing education voted yesterday, on party lines, to confirm President Trump’s nominee to run the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Show More Summary
TRUMP-PENCE LAUNCHES UNNECESSARY “CONSCIENCE” DIVISION AT HHS: The so-called “Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom” could enable discrimination against LGBTQ people, women, and others. “LGBTQ people need the Department of Health and Human Services to enforce non-discrimination protections in federal health programs. Show More Summary
Today, HRC reiterated its call for the Trump administration to forcefully condemn the Egyptian government’s escalating anti-LGBTQ crackdown. On Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence — a man whose own political career has been defined by...Show More Summary
HRC released a powerful new video featuring Yuridia, a 22-year-old queer DACA recipient and sexual violence survivor. It was only after she received DACA that she was able to report her abuser to the police. HRC has repeatedly called...Show More Summary
Today, the HRC Foundation announced LGBTQ advocates and allies who will be special guests and speakers at the organization’s annual Time to THRIVE Conference on February 16-18 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando. They include...Show More Summary
Dreamers put their trust in the goodness of the American people as lawmakers decide their fate.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Youth Well-Being Project is pleased to announce the 2018 class of HRC Youth Ambassadors: Zimar Batista, Sean Bender-Prouty, Roddy Biggs, Javier Cifuentes Monzón, Alex Cooper, Makayla Humphrey, Adriana...Show More Summary
UNICEF and partners treated more than 161,000 severely malnourished children in South Sudan in 2017. This is Maria's story.