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Human Rights Walkathon Seeks Education to Prevent Abuse (tags)
500 people gather in St. Petersburg Florida to end torture, abuse, child labor, human trafficking, and inhumane working conditions.
Walk for Your Rights! (tags)
It is the violations of basic human rights that occur every day around the world which unites groups like those which will come together in St. Petersburg, Florida to walk and speak out for human rights on Saturday, March 5th, 2011.
Students Celebrate International Day of Tolerance at Human Rights Walk (tags)
November 16, 2010 BOCA RATON, FL – Students and human rights advocates lined the streets around Florida Atlantic University (FAU) on November 16, joining similar groups all over the world for the “International Day of Tolerance,” first declared by the member states of the United Nations in 1996.
Affects of Bullying at School often Overlooked (tags)
While the US National Statistics will say the violent crimes are decreasing in public school, bullying, either as an act of verbal or physical abuse, is a problem that is not decreasing.
Combating Bullying International Day In Support of Victims of Torture (tags)
The United Nations’ International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is annually observed to remind people that human torture is unacceptable – and in many cases it is also a crime. On this day attention mostly goes to victims of war, prison and violent crimes, in countries of unrest predominately known for human rights violations. Youth for Human Rights Florida President Dustin McGahee points out that bullying is a form of torture here in the United States and across the globe, and a violation of Human Right #5, No Torture.
Seeking a Safe Place to Live in 2010 United Nations Refugee Day (tags)
TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA - Every year 19 million youth flee their own country, seeking somewhere else that’s safe to live. Over 70% of them never make it. But that doesn’t stop them from trying. This is the message Youth for Human Rights International portrays in their PSA to help others understand Human Right # 14, “The Right to Seek a Safe Place to Live”, for creating awareness on United Nations Refugee Day, and every other day.
Talking About Freedom of Expression At Sunscreen Film Festival (tags)
Human Right Number 19, "Freedom of Expression" is the subject for Youth for Human Rights Florida President Dustin McGahee and Alexa Vega, star of the blockbuster movie, "Spy Kids".
Youth for Human Rights advocates join non-violent message of Martin Luther King Jr. (tags)
People of different races, cultures and religions walked to represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of non-violent change for equality for all.
Youth Walk on United Nations Human Rights Day To Deliver a Message of Non-Discrimination (tags)
On December 10th, 2009, hundreds gathered in Clearwater Florida to take part in the first ever "International Walk for Human for Human Rights" organized by Youth for Human Rights Florida. They walked to promote the message "Embrace Diversity - End Discrimination" in the effort to promote awareness of the importance of human rights as defined in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Youth Sing and Dance Portraying Human Rights “Freedom of Expression” and “The Right To Pla (tags)
“Annie Jr.” Opens to a Standing Ovation As It Promotes the Cause of Human Rights.
“Annie Jr.” Opens to a Standing Ovation (tags)
Clearwater, FL – Spectacular, remarkable and entertaining are just a few of the words to describe the performance of the forty youth from ages two to seventeen, on stage in the Broadway production of "Annie Jr." produced by Doria Kintzel, presented by International Youth Theater, at the Francis Wilson Playhouse Theater, on August 8. With proceeds to Youth for Human Rights Florida, the kids performed to a packed house as the young performers sang and danced the story of Annie Jr., with opening skits educating the audience about Human Rights, including most appropriately “The Right to Play.”