Human Rights PSA Project Calendar

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SAMPLE PSAs from LAST YEAR:

Child Prostitution PSA (Teacher’s Comment: Try to avoid telling people the only way to help is through a donation.)

Women’s Abuse

 

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Inside North Korea – Valentine Only

Click here to watch the video and answer questions.

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UN Actions

UN ACTIONS

For background information, read this: 60 Ways the United Nations Makes a Difference.

1. Nonproliferation – Security Council Resolution 2231

2. United Nations Mission in East Timor 1999 – Security Council Resolution 1246

3. UN High Commission for Refugees – General Assembly 428

4. United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan 2011 – Security Council Resolution 1996

5. United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon 1978 – Security Council Resolutions 425 & 426 (BE SURE TO SCROLL DOWN TO THE CORRECT RESOLUTIONS!)

6. UN World Food Program – Resolution 1714

7. United Nation’s International Strategy for Disaster Reduction – General Assembly 56/195

8. Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing 1995

9. UN Development Program – General Assembly 2029

10. UNESCO World Heritage List

11. United Nations Fund for Agricultural Development -Resolution 49/103

12. UNAIDS- Economic & Social Council Resolution 1994/24

13. UN ICTY Trial of Slobodan Milosevic Security Council 827

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Human Rights Organizations

Amnesty International

WHAT?

Amnesty International Who We Are

IMPACT?

Amnesty International History Annual Report

CRITICISMS?

Charity Navigator – Amnesty

HOMEWORK: 

Check out one of Amnesty’s current projects by clicking here.

Care

WHAT:

Care Mission and Vision

IMPACT:

Workbook change! CARE has recently updated their page. Use the link below to find a country where CARE works. Detail a specific action that CARE is undertaking.

CARE’s Work to End Gender-Based Violence

CRITICISMS:

Charity Navigator – CARE

HOMEWORK:

After clicking here, scroll down to check out Care’s current projects.

Human Rights Watch

WHAT?

Human Rights Watch Our History

Impact?

Human Rights Watch FAQ

Criticisms?

Charity Navigator – Human Rights Watch

HOMEWORK: Remember that HRW investigates Human Rights Abuses.  Find one of their investigations from the lengthy list of topics here to summarize what they have found.

Free the Children

(Free the Children has been rebranded to We Charities)

WHAT?

Free the Children Workbook change: The Website has renamed the mission to Our Beliefs

IMPACT?

Free the Children – Results and Impacts

CRITICISMS?

Charity Intelligence – Free the Children

HOMEWORK: Read about one of the Adopt a Village projects Free the Children is currently working on by clicking here.

Witness

WHAT?

WITNESS – Youtube Video

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IMPACT?

Witness Tools

CRITICISMS?

Charity Navigator – WITNESS

HOMEWORK: Remember that Witness allows individuals to document human rights violations to raise global awareness.  Watch one of the videos by clicking here.

Kiva

WHAT?

Kiva – About

IMPACT?

Kiva – Impact (Use the Tabs on the Left to find more information)

Criticisms?

Charity Navigator – KIVA

HOMEWORK: Kiva is a micro-lending organization.  Read through the list of individuals seeking loans and summarize the project.  You can find the projects by clicking here.

Also, for your reference, The Declaration of Human Rights.

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A Save the World Field Trip for Millionaire Tech Moguls

A Save the World Field Trip for Millionaire Tech Moguls

Use one of the following links to find your other article:

Public Radio International: Syrian Refugees

The Global Citizenship Initiative (Scroll down to see the stories)

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Preserving Species

Use the following articles to complete the handout:

Article 1: These Animals Might Go Extinct Because No One Wants to Eat Them

Article 2: To Save the Black Rhino, Hunting Club Bids On Killing One

Article 3: Vermont Biologist on Why You Should Eat Invasive Species

Article 4: Japanese Knotweed: a Plant with Strange SuperPowers

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Environment/Economy

LED Bulbs

Economist

Environmentalist

Fracking

Economist

Environmentalist

Keystone XL

Economist

Environmentalist

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