Adolescent Health: Risks & Solutions – Young Women #adolescenthealth #adolescentrisks #WHO

Around 1.2 billion people, or 1 in 6 of the world’s population, are adolescents aged 10 to 19. Key facts ·         Estimated 1.2 million adolescents died in 2015, over 3000 every day, mostly from preventable or treatable causes. ·         Road traffic injuries were the leading cause of death in 2015. Other major causes of adolescent […]

Women of the Immigrant Caravan of Hope & Fear Central America to USA #immigrantcaravan #girlswomencaravan

Hondurans fleeing poverty and violence move in a caravan toward the United States in San Pedro Sula, Honduras The truth: Fear plus hope drive forward the Central America women in the long and arduous caravan walking to the US. Their future is unknown. Their numbers swell to 7000 +. The heat is intense. They are […]

Least Developed Countries Need Support #leastdevelopedcountries #foreignaid

Least developed countries in terms of income and ability to support their people need additional support from other countries. Cutting aid and dissolving support to these 47 countries contribute to human misery. The following three criteria are used by the UN to determine LDC status: Per capita income (gross national income per capita) Human assets […]

What would a truly feminist world look like? #feministworld #oxfam

Imagine its 2050 and you wake up one bright and sunny morning – the world as you know it has changed, for the better. It’s an inclusive, diverse and respectful world – it is a feminist world. A world in which unpaid care work is valued and shared equally in households Unpaid care work is […]

Which are the world’s 10 most dangerous countries for women? US #10 #mostdangerouscountries

1. INDIA – Tops the list, with levels of violence against women still running high, more than five years after the rape and murder of a student on a bus in Delhi sparked national outrage and government pledges to tackle the issue. India ranked as the most dangerous on three issues – the risks women […]