That's the mantra we hear on Veteran's Day, and in any class we take on Modern World History. "Remember the Holocaust." Remember, so that we will never let it happen again. That's what we tell our students, that's what we tell our friends, that's what we tell ourselves.
But we aren't remembering the Holocaust. Because to remember the Holocaust, and for that memory to be a preventative measure against any future Holocaust, we cannot dwell in the tragedy of the past. We must be vigilant in defending against tragedy in the future. In...
This year for Fanpop Human Rights Awareness Month, I am doing an icon theme. I want to have four Human Rights Icon Contests (one for every week of December), with different themes for each week.
November 27-December 7: The first theme will be World AIDS day, which is December 1st. This contest will start now, and go until December 6th. Voting will occur on the 7th.
December 8-December 14: The second theme will be Celebrate Human Rights, in accordance with the theme for...
Children deserve love, home, loving people which care for them, security, education, life, chance, respect, hope, future, health, support, safety, justice, independence and much more things.
They just want the simplest and most basic things in life, but instead they get this:
hatred, violence, indifference, death, pain, homelessness, starvation, loneliness, rape, childLabor, disease, sorrow, escape, compulsion, injustice, misery, exploitation, trafficking and much more things.
The start of Human Rights Awareness Month (it's that time of year again!) Yesterday (Dec 5th) was International Volunteer Day. So hug a volunteer. And no, I'm not just advertising that day just because I happen to be an international volunteer, but it's nice to know there's a day to celebrate the work we do. :)
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