Tag Archives: Human rights

Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania? It’s here if you look for it.

By Judy Hale Reed, Intern, WLP Western Pennsylvania Office In June 2012, the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking released the results of a two-year study entitled, Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania: Policy Recommendations and Proposed Legislation. … Continue reading

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United States Seeks Seat on UN Human Rights Council

Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, and Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, have announced that the United States will seek election to the United Nations’ Human Rights Council.  According to a press release, Ambassador Rice says that she … Continue reading

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Women in the Cabinet

Women’s rights activists are energized by the recent appointments of Hillary Clinton as the Secretary of State, Janet Napolitano as the first woman to serve as the Secretary of Homeland Security, and Susan Rice as an ambassador to the UN. … Continue reading

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