Technology Can Provide Accessible Support of Human Rights

Tech-based solutions have the potential to work as accessible resources in support of human rights and human empowerment. Smartphones and the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) give factory workers an easy way to learn about their rights from a neutral party and report abuses in a protected way.
— By Robin Byrd

Empowering factory workers with solutions to keep the organizations they work for accountable has proved difficult in the past. Workers often feel unsafe reporting abuses and many are unaware of the rights they do have. But what if empowering individuals is easier and more accessible than has been previously thought?

Thanks to new technol....