Violence Against Women: Facts Everyone Should Know

Various Forms of Violence It is estimated that 35 per cent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or sexual violence by a non-partner (not including sexual harassment) at some point in their lives. However, some national studies show that up to 70 per cent of women have experienced physical […]

Child Mortality – Levels & Trends – Report 2018

Key Findings:  ·         The remarkable progress in improving child survival since 1990. ·         In 2017, 5.5 million children under five years old died (15,000 every day) compared to 12.6 million in 1990 (34,000 every day) ·         Globally, under five mortality rate dropped to 39 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017 from 93 in 1990 […]

2018 Around the World – Some Examples of Strides Made By/For Women

2018 has been a year, hasn’t it? Between the Kavanaugh hearings, the Parkland shooting, the California fires, and a bizarre Tide pod-eating craze, no one would blame you if you wanted to wipe this past year from your memory. But 2018 wasn’t all bad — some genuinely positive things took place, particularly in the sphere […]