May 19, 2019

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Human Rights is an ideology, belief, and movement that supports the notion that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and thus have inalienable rights including the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.


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Girl Rising, in Collaboration With International Rescue Committee, Citi, HP and Amplifier, Celebrates International Women’s Day With the Debut of BRAVE GIRL RISING, a Film Raising Awareness and Support for Refugee Girls Available Now on Youtube

Published: Mar 08, 2019 – 06:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 08 /CSRwire/ - Girl Rising, the nonprofit behind the global campaign for girls' education and empowerment, debuts their newest film Brave Girl Rising online now at YouTube and https://girlrising.org. The 20-minute film marks its debut on International Women's Day, today...

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 37,000 Pounds of Protein To Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies

Published: Feb 28, 2019 – 04:04 PM EST

CASPER, Wyo., Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Albertsons & Safewayjoined forces to donate more than more than 37,000 pounds of protein to Wyoming Food Bank of The Rockies. Smithfield's contribution was part of the company's 2019 Helping Hungry Homes®...

Story From the Field: Eliminating Child Labour

Published: Feb 01, 2019 – 10:25 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - Jam Muhammad Saleem is a smallholder cotton farmer who lives near the village Jhangar Marha, in the remote, rural district of Muzaffargarh, in Pakistan's Punjab province. When his eldest son, Muhammad Umar, turned 12, Saleem - considering Umar...

SC Johnson Backs Anti-Human Trafficking Film

Published: Jan 23, 2019 – 01:00 PM EST

RACINE, Wis., Jan. 23 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson is expanding upon its long-standing zero-tolerance policy for human trafficking and slavery by sponsoring a new film that offers an unflinching portrait of this devastating global issue. SC Johnson will support the London release, and...

The Consumer Goods Forum and Fair Labor Association Call for Greater Collaboration to Tackle Forced Labour Issues in Palm Oil Industry

Published: Nov 06, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

PARIS, Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - Malaysia and Indonesia are leading producers of palm oil, together accounting for 86 percent of global production and employing nearly 3.5 million workers, largely migrants from poorer neighbouring regions and countries. A new report from the Fair Labor...

HP and Girl Rising Celebrate International Day of the Girl with 12 Stories of Empowerment from Around the Globe

Published: Oct 11, 2018 – 10:30 AM EST

News Highlights HP/Girl Rising Creative Challenge launched in March to honor story-driven works from individuals making their communities more gender-equitable. Entrants included over 880 stories from 110 countries. Among the honorees: Safe Kicks Initiative - Adolescent Girls Against Sexual Violence (Nigeria), Fear is...

Benevity Releases Annual Trend Data on Top Causes Supported by Companies and Their People

Published: Sep 26, 2018 – 11:15 AM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Sep. 26 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced its annual trend data on the "Top Ten Causes" that have been supported by Benevity clients and their people this year to...

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Discovery Education Launch ‘Speak Truth To Power’ In School Initiative to Engage the Next Generation of Human Rights Defenders

Published: Aug 22, 2018 – 10:56 AM EST

Silver Spring, Md., Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFK Human Rights) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Speak Truth To Power: Raising New Voices In Human Rights -...

Responsible Business Alliance Signs Agreement to Support Bali Process Efforts on Modern Slavery

Published: Aug 06, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

BALI, Indonesia and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 06 /CSRwire/ - The Bali Process Government and Business Forum (Bali Process) Secretariat (Walk Free Foundation) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to collaborate on anti-slavery efforts through the Bali...

Family Separation Policy Spurs Big Boost in Giving to Immigrants’ Rights Organizations on Benevity Platform

Published: Jul 26, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Jul. 26 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the "Top Ten Causes" that have received donations through its platform during the month of June 2018, with Islamic Relief Worldwide, Refugee...

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