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August 12, 2021 | Via The Guardian

Sex Workers Fighting for Human Rights Among World’s Most ‘at Risk Activists’

Sex worker activists are among the most at risk defenders of human rights in the world, facing multiple threats and violent attacks, an extensive investigation has found. The research, published today by human rights organization Front Line Defenders, found that their visibility as sex workers who are advocates for their communities’ rights makes them more vulnerable to the violations routinely suffered by sex workers.

May 11, 2018 | Via CNN

David Goodall Ends Life at 104-Years Old in Switzerland

David Goodall the 104-year old Australian scientist ended his life at a Swiss clinic on Thursday after campaigning for the legalization of assisted dying. Goodall claimed he had no moments of hesitation, saying ‘I no longer want to continue life.’ Exit International, a right-to-die organization, reported Goodall passed away listening to Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy.’

October 23, 2018 | Via NBC News

Transgender Community Fights Back Amid ‘Sex’ Definition Rumors

The Department of Health and Human Services has reportedly been circulating a memo to specify the federal government’s definition of ‘sex’ under Title XI in a change that could exclude transgender people from a collection of legal protections. People gathered to protest the alleged change on Monday using the hashtag #Won’tBeErased.

March 29, 2018 | Via BBC

Malala Makes First Trip to Pakistan Since 2012 Attack

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who became a human rights activist after being shot by Taliban militants in 2012, returned to Pakistan for the first time since the attack. The details of her visit have been ‘kept secret in view of the sensitivity.’ She is expected to meet Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

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