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Interview with Rachel: Georgetown Law Student Talks About Maintaining Her Own Health While Fighting to Finish School

Georgetown law student Rachel has always had an interest in civil rights and constitutional law but the need to pay off her school loans and other considerations made her accept a highly paid summer position at a major corporate law firm.  In this interview, she talks about how hard it was for her to make …

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Interview with Benita Miller: Attorney and Executive Director at The Brooklyn Young Mother’s Collective

No matter what country you live in, if you are a young mother being pushed out of school, call Benita Miller and you can trust that she will respond. Believing that an education is the only way for an individual to rise out of poverty and thrive, Benita left her career as an attorney and …

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Women activists are suffering the most in Iran’s Human Rights crisis

Last week, an Iranian court convicted human rights activist Shiva Nazar Ahari of “moharebeh” (”waging war against God”), plotting to commit crimes and “agitating against the ruling system,” crimes for which she was sentence to six years in prison and a fine equivalent to US$400, reported The Guardian on Sunday. According to the articleand the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), …

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