Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Burma’s pro-democracy movement and a symbol of the human rights struggle in her country, was released from her 14-year detention under house arrest on November 13, 2010 to the celebration of supporters around the world.
As Aung San Suu Kyi’s voice reemerges in the public sphere, many of the activists working for change in Burma remain in prison, their voices still silenced by Burma’s repressive regime. Read More »
While the global outpouring of help and funds for Haiti’s earthquake survivors has been historic—one in of five Americans apparently responded—adolescent girls have been overlooked in relief efforts. Read More »