Jessica Taft

Jessica Taft

Jessica Taft is Associate Professor of Latin American & Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Greta Thunberg, Iris Duquesne, and Alexandria Villaseñor attend a press conference where 16 children from across the world presented their official human rights complaint on the climate crisis to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child at the UNICEF Building on September 23, 2019 in New York City. Views
Sunday, October 20, 2019
A UN Treaty Guarantees Youth Rights Everywhere on Earth—Except the United States
Fifteen kids from a dozen countries, including Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, recently brought a formal complaint to the United Nations. They’re arguing that climate change violates children’s rights as guaranteed by the Convention on the Rights of the Child , a global agreement. By petitioning...
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