Most people live in oppressive environments, whether it is the Government, Home, work or school. Many people live in fear where they cannot express themselves freely without threats to imprisonment, bodily harm, emotional and physical abuse. harassment of all kinds.
Yes this is happening in the twenty First century. Many do not know their fundamental rights and because of that take all sorts of abuse without saying a word or crying out for help. The most vulnerable among these groups are women and children.
In some countries and communities, the press is under attack and the rights to free speech, freedom of worship and expression is under attack.
Women and Children are being trafficked for sex and labor. These population live in fear and inhumane conditions and are most times held against their wills. Children are forced to live with distant relations in some countries and denied basic education and are forced to do all sorts of things to survive.
Young men and women languishing in prison without trial or judgement for years for minor offenses in a broken criminal justices system.
Girls are denied basic universal education and forced to marry at an early age due to poverty, and cultural believes.
People with disabilities are often neglected and bullied and no one speaks or advocates for them.