Even though the year is 2012, so many egregious violations of human rights are occurring all around the world—at home and abroad—that it makes you wonder what progress we’ve had at all. What good is an iPhone or 3D television when we still haven’t eradicated war, rape, and other violence? Click below to take action on human rights violations around the world.
Help the children of Syria. Syrian violence continues to escalate, and thousands of children have already died in the country’s brutal civil war. (No war is ever “civil” and I’ll never stop crying over the irony.) Please click here to write to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and ask him to make sure he is doing all in his power to help the children of Syria and that every crime against children is being recorded to give those who are committing these atrocities swift justice.