Why should I care about human rights?
People have the conception of slavery as something from the past. Sadly this isn't true and this article explains the modern face of slavery.
The massacres in Rwanda were an event that touched me deeply, and taught me much about the world. Here are a couple of good summary articles about why the west should also learn from them.
The only difference is that the stress and the violence is worse at home, because it happens younger, it happens at the hands of someone you love and there is no recognition that this is the enemy