Spring Break

Pursuing Human Rights

Pursuing Human Rights

Open letter originally published in the Global Ducks Newsletter distributed by the UO Alumni Association.

Many people seem to have the idea that youth are only capable of playing a secondary role when it comes to human rights.However, my experience during spring break as one of seven Oxford Consortium Human Rights Fellows from the UO has convinced me otherwise. It showed me that we can have an active voice in denouncing human rights violations, changed my understanding of what it means to be human, and offered many opportunities to help others.

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