Examining the disproportionate effect of poverty on women and girls Numerous statistics shed light on the variables and mechanisms that foster and perpetuate a status of poverty in women and girls: Women and girls are more likely to suffer from poor health and malnutrition, less likely to go to school, and more […]
Link to Video The World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2016 report monitors legal barriers on women’s economic opportunities around the world and the results may shock you.
How Plastic Surgery Apps & Games Are Impacting Children Link to video How much attention do you pay to the apps your children play online? If they’re brightly coloured and you see cartoon characters on the screen do you assume they’re kid-friendly and exercise little control? Well it could be time […]
Five teenage girls use their individual strengths to tackle gender discrimination and violence in their communities. In Bangladesh, Peru, Jordan, India and Kenya, each of the five young women inspires her peers to transform their own lives. Though each finds her talents in a different field, their stories portray hope for a brighter future for […]
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When racists mobilize, even with a permit for peaceful protest, and people who believe in inclusivity organize to let them know they are not welcome, it doesn’t take a genius to know which side holds the moral high ground and is on the side of truly democratic government. Unfortunately, the US President Trump is below […]
All National Monuments Under Review Land Monument Marine Monument No president has ever abolished a national monument designated by a predecessor. President Trump may try to change that. Ryan Zinke, the secretary of the interior, is reviewing 27 national monuments to determine if previous administrations exceeded their authority in setting aside craggy vistas, ancient […]