The world will celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 11. To kickstart the conversation about the importance of empowering adolescent girls, the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign launched #GIRLHERO, … Read entire article »
Over a month ago, terrorists from the militant group Boko Horam kidnapped more than 200 girls from a Nigerian school. In the last weeks, people around the world, including the U.S. and … Read entire article »
It’s an essential part of the American dream: “Life, love and the pursuit of happiness.” But even across the globe, no matter our circumstances, humans everywhere have one thing in common: we … Read entire article »
What better way to celebrate International Happiness Day than with a little does of “Happy” spread by Pharrell Williams?
International Happiness Day was established in 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly. The … Read entire article »
Saturday, March 22 is World Water Day. The battle to bring clean water to every person in community in every corner of the world is not confined to one day a year; … Read entire article »
On March 8, 1910, the world celebrated the first International Women’s Day. Every year since, March 8 has been set aside as a day to celebrate the social, political and economic achievements … Read entire article »
According to the U.S. Department of State, every year between 600,000 and 800,000 men, women and children are trafficked across international borders.
Eight. Hundred. Thousand.
Slavery was abolished in America during the Civil War … Read entire article »
27 million men, women and children live in slavery around the world today. From factories to brothels and the street corner — these 27 million have no voice. But you can be … Read entire article »
Last year on Valentine’s Day, one billion people in 207 countries rose and danced to demand an end to the violence against women and girls. Today, women and men everywhere are called … Read entire article »
The locusts of everyday violence have been allowed to swarm unabated in the developing world. And they are laying waste to the hope of the poor. – Gary A. Haugen and Victor … Read entire article »