Human Rights Activist

By Jasmine Gallegos

Description:

Human rights activists undertake important advocacy work for the purpose of changing the human rights related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions. They perform in-depth investigations concerning allegations of human rights abuse and execute advocacy campaigns.
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Salary:

The average yearly salary of a human rights activist is $79,000.

Job outlook:

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projected that employment opportunities for activists would grow by 10% between 2012 and 2022.

Colleges:

- University of North Texas

- University of San Diego

- University of San Francisco