500 Days of Women | Day IV | Jacinda Ardern

Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, is being applauded for her response to the Christchurch, NZ shooting. In the days following the tragedy, she: spoke of unity, not revengefocused on the victims, not the perpetratorencouraged unity, not revengebanned the weapons used in the assault Ardern is a feminist, progressive politician. In 2018 she set …

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October 24 is United Nations Day — Today I Celebrate Eleanor Roosevelt’s Work on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On October 24, 1945, the United Nations was established by the UN Charter. Eleanor Roosevelt was the first American delegate to the UN, the first chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights, and she presided over the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In the garden of the UN Headquarters in New York, there …

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