When Men Change, What It Means to be a Man Video: #Promundo #genderequity #womensrights

“When Men Change” tells the story of four men who changed the way they think about gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. In recent years, there has been increased interest in exploring how men can contribute to promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women and girls. As the evidence base grows, now […]

Adolescents Health Risks & Solutions: #adolescenthealth #WHOadolescenthealth

Around 1.2 billion people, or 1 in 6 of the world’s population, are adolescents aged 10 to 19. Key facts: Much Can Be Done 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 […]

Raising Feminist Sons: Tell Them The Whys & Help them Name it!! #girlsspeakout!

Note: Good article but one glaring omission: please tell boys and girls what feminism is, why they might feel pressured to conform from a false belief, and what a patriarchy is. After 50 years of working with kids from preschool to high school, I can tell you they got it and just needed to Name […]

How Whales Became the Biggest Animals on the Planet: Reminder Big Can Mean Majestic

Take a break and explore a benign and beautiful creature. Whales are big. Really big. Enormously big. Tremendously big. Fin whales can be 140,000 pounds. Bowhead whales tip the scales at 200,000 pounds. And the big mama of them all, the blue whale, can reach a whopping 380,000 pounds — making it the largest animal […]