Resources on Human Rights

Twenty-three years ago, hundreds of thousands of Tutsis were targeted and killed by their Hutu neighbors. In just 100 days, the genocide left 800,000 Tutsis dead and 500,000 women raped. And for 100 days, the United States stood by and... Continue...

This Sunday is Human Rights Day, an annual observance on December 10 to commemorate the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Here are five facts you should know about... Continue...

The vote in was 418 to zero in the U.S. House of Representatives. Last year, in an age of hyperpolarized American politics, what could possibly have attracted this kind of bipartisan agreement? Almost 70 years after the Nuremberg trials—which, in... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C, September 20, 2016—The second annual Evangelicals for Life conference will be held January 26-28, 2017 at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C., where more than 20 leading evangelical speakers will convene to address issues regarding the dignity of human life, such... Continue...

The New York Times has an outstanding piece out this week highlighting the role that Southern Baptists have taken in welcoming Syrian refugees to the United States. In the last week, the United States reached a milestone of resettling 10,000... Continue...

Joseph and Laura Thigpen discuss how churches can get involved in the fight against human trafficking. Continue...

This week marks the five-year anniversary of the Syrian Civil War. The war has its roots with the Arab Uprising, but the popular movement that overthrew dictators in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya has resulted in stalemate in Syria. As of... Continue...

“Europe faces an imminent humanitarian crisis,” warned the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) in a March 1 report that focused on the rapid build-up of migrants in Eidomeni, Greece. A team of North Carolina Baptists recently volunteered at the... Continue...

I was able to catch up with refugee expert Jenny Yang on a recent episode of the Canon & Culture Podcast. Below is a condensed Q&A from that conversation. The full interview can be heard in its entirety here. Jenny... Continue...

This Saturday is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, a day set aside to raise awareness about the practice of Female Genital Mutilation and the goal of eliminating it by 2030. Here are five facts you... Continue...