Indigenous communities in Peru continue to be subjected to dangerous levels of pollution due to lax enforcement of regulations on oil and mining companies.
The federal government says workers have the legal right to use the bathroom. Tyson Foods, the country’s biggest poultry producer, has an official company policy stating the same thing. So why do so many Tyson workers say they are routinely denied bathroom breaks—and are compelled to urinate on themselves or purposefully dehydrate themselves as a result?
Give Directly is set to show exactly how.
There is a need for the world to think more clearly about equity issues when it comes to how assets will be stranded as we move to decarbonize the economy.
Executive actions seek to close tax loopholes and put an end to an era of tax havens.
Governments have the duty to protect human rights and in particular those defending them. On this front, developing countries are failing but Latin America is in particular.
Here is a killer fact: One out of every two people is female and not just in developing countries, but here in the US as well. Not earth-shattering enough—well, consider that those same one out of every two people is also being denied their rights across a whole range of issues: from the right to bodily integrity, to economic opportunity, to property and labor rights.
From violence and hunger to earthquakes and epidemics, three panelists at the recent InterAction Forum haven’t just seen it all—they’ve been on the front lines of handling some of the worst disasters in recent history.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights doesn't pull any punches in its latest report on natural resources and the rights of indigenous communities to them.