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Rights and Wrongs Series: Worldwide

Rights and Wrongs Series: Worldwide

"Highly Recommended! 'Food' for the mind and soul." -USA Today
"Highly Recommended. Brings objective understanding to the vast issues of Human Rights." -The Utne Reader
"Highly Recommended! Altogether, professionally crafted." -The Boston Globe
This hard-hitting series, featuring the American journalist and foreign correspondent for NPR and PBS, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, was originally produced to open people's eyes to Human Rights' issues around the world. Today, these classic programs provide us with historical and cultural perspectives in each country visited; each assists us in expanding our understanding of these often-complex situations. Produced by Globalvision, Inc. and updated by Chip Taylor. The series is divided into 5 geographic regions. The programs below on Worldwide are available on 15 or 23 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 15-Disc Set. The other geographic regions include: "Africa"; "Asia and the Middle East"; "Europe"; "North and Latin America." (Note: The entire series is available on 43 or 63 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 43-Disc Set.) For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail


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Child Labor 1

Child Labor 1

Although nearly every country has passed laws and ratified international treaties banning the practice of child labor, there are still nearly two hundred million child laborers worldwide. Most of these children live in developing countries, working as many as sixteen hours a day and earning as little as five cents Click for more


Child Labor 2

Child Labor 2

This program addresses the moral responsibility of corporations, celebrities, and consumers to combat child labor abuses by knowing where and under what conditions products are manufactured. Included are interviews with human rights activist Charles Koenigen, New York Times columnist Bob Herbert, and Click for more


Children and Human Rights 1

Children and Human Rights 1

Millions of children are working instead of having the right to play; some are even forced into prostitution and fighting in wars. This program features James Grant, the former Executive Director of UNICEF (1980-1995), who explains just how vulnerable children really are and reminds viewers that the US has the Click for more


Children and Human Rights 2

Children and Human Rights 2

Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports as we learn about children in poverty from Harlem to Appalachia. First, we meet an African American male, Victor, who tells his story about how he saw his cousin, Mark, get shot and killed. We meet Jeffrey, an African American man that started a center to help take poor/troublesome Click for more


Children and Human Rights 3

Children and Human Rights 3

This program looks at a children's rights campaign in Washington, DC, and at the political and moral issues of children's rights as human rights. We meet kids and teenagers at the DC campaign as they express their thoughts and ideas on children's rights. In 1990 the United Nations signed "The Rights of the Child," Click for more


Global Institutions and Human Rights

Global Institutions and Human Rights

After World War II, the United Nations, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund were established to "ensure peace and prosperity" throughout the world in the face of the threat of communism. With the fall of the Soviet Union, critics of these organizations argue that they are ill-equipped to deal with human Click for more


Health and Human Rights

Health and Human Rights

This program explores the connection between health and human rights and profiles the leaders of a new way of thinking about society, disease and the inter-relation between them. The "cutting edge" people we meet include the late Dr. Jonathan Mann, the first Director of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Click for more


Heroes of Human Rights

Heroes of Human Rights

This program profiles several human rights heroes who have made significant contributions throughout the world. It includes footage of Chief Wai-Wai, who succeeded in securing land rights on behalf of the Brazilian Waiapi, a tribe whose livelihood was being threatened by industrial intrusions into their forests. Click for more


Human Rights Around the World

Human Rights Around the World

This classic program first offers a profile of Father Ricardo Rezende and his work defending peasants in the Brazilian Amazon. To many Rezende is an unsung hero defending the poor though his efforts have also angered many cattle ranchers, which has led to several attempts against his life. Next, the death penalty Click for more


Human Rights: The Environment and Peacewatch

Human Rights: The Environment and Peacewatch

In this program we learn about the effects of nuclear waste in Russia on both its people and environment; it also contains information about the relationship between humans and nature, along with the making of peace. We look at the documentary Chelyabinsk: The Most Contaminated Spot on the Planet by the award-winning Click for more


Islam

Islam

This program offers historical perspectives of Islam, from moderate to militant. We see Muslims in Algeria, which had been divided by a bitter conflict. Tensions mount as Islamic fundamentalists directly confront their authoritarian government. We look at the Indian occupation of Kashmir, which over the years has resulted Click for more


The Media and Human Rights 1

The Media and Human Rights 1

Freedom of speech and the right to a free media are the issues in this historic program. Our first story deals with the lack of media independence in post-communist Hungary. Interviews are conducted with government and media leaders, including Istvan Csurka, vice president of Prime Minister Jozsef Antall's Click for more


The Media and Human Rights 2

The Media and Human Rights 2

Here we learn about the problems and restrictions that are being put upon the media. In 1948 most nations in the world, including the United States, adopted the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which includes the right to freedom of speech in Article 19. This program asks the question, "does the Click for more


Peace and Conflict Resolution 1

Peace and Conflict Resolution 1

In this program Charlayne Hunter-Gault travels to Venice, Italy, to cover an a global conference organized by Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel, who brought together teenagers from conflict zones and world leaders to find sources of hope in a troubled world. The program then Click for more


Peace and Conflict Resolution 2

Peace and Conflict Resolution 2

Human Rights advocates call for the creation of a "human rights culture" to promote freedom, equality, and coexistence throughout the world. This historic program examines three initiatives which seek to break down the barriers of segregation, misunderstanding, and conflict. It begins with an excerpt from the film Click for more


Torture Rehabilitation

Torture Rehabilitation

One of the great tragedies of war is that its deleterious effects continue long after the final battles have been fought. The U.S. currently serves as refuge for over 400,000 victims of torture from as many as 112 countries that continue the practice of torturing prisoners of war. Many of the countless victims of torture Click for more


UN 1: The UN and Human Rights

UN 1: The UN and Human Rights

This program looks at United Nations' operations in Bosnia, Somalia and El Salvador to examine the status of the human rights mandate on the United Nations. Charlayne Hunter-Gault also has an exclusive interview with Kofi Annan, who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006, and Click for more


UN 2: Will War Crimes Be Punished?

UN 2: Will War Crimes Be Punished?

This program offers an analysis of plans for a United Nations' War Crimes Tribunal to deal with atrocities committed in the former Yugoslavia; those modern-day countries include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Slovenia. The conflicts during the 1990s were many and, as you can Click for more


UN 3: World Human Rights Conference 1

UN 3: World Human Rights Conference 1

This classic program is a "behind-the-scenes" look at the problems, priorities, and players at the United Nations' World Human Rights Conference that took place in 1993 in Vienna, where the Vienna Declaration and Plan of Action was adopted; this plan emphasized the responsibilities "to develop and encourage respect Click for more


UN 4: World Human Rights Conference 2

UN 4: World Human Rights Conference 2

This program is a "behind-the-scenes" look at the problems, priorities, and players at the United Nations World Human Rights Conference. In "Part 2" of this two-part program, Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports on various debates at the conference. The program features interviews with United Nations delegates and Click for more


Women's Rights 1

Women's Rights 1

This program presents an examination of evidence indicating that rape has become a conscious war strategy in many conflicts and about the ongoing rapes in countries around the world, including Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Yugoslavia, and Iraq. Discussing this women's rights issue are the following notables: Kanan Makiya, Click for more


Women's Rights 2

Women's Rights 2

This program looks at the controversial issues of female genital mutilation (FGM), which occurs worldwide, and for many is a cultural tradition. Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports that these torturous acts are common in more than 20 African countries and practiced in North America, Europe, and Asia. We meet the Click for more


Women's Rights 3

Women's Rights 3

For decades, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have been promoting Women's Rights through a series of world conferences. This program shows how NGOs have advanced the status of women throughout the world under the theme "Women's Rights are Human Rights." The program includes historical footage from the "NGO Forum Click for more





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