Human Rights Activist

By Jasmine Gallegos


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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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.


- University of North Texas

- University of San Diego

- University of San Francisco