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Human Rights

The UN Declaration of Human Rights declares “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights; they are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.”

Matador profiles activists and organizations working for human rights around the world, as well as reports on places in which human rights are being violated.

The goal, always, is to combat ignorance on the issues and help create a more informed community of world travelers.

Photo: Ross Pollack

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How to prevent and avoid jet lag

10 tips for staying healthy on the road

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12 fears that only an ESL teacher will understand

The (not so) hidden benefits of a gap year

Why I travel? Drugs

Don’t give money to the children on the streets of India. Here’s what you can do instead.

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