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 »
If you think stopping sexual assault isn’t on you, President Obama’s “It’s On Us” initiative urges you to think again. Last week Obama, Vice President Biden, celebrities, and Americans across the country … Read entire article »
The United Nation Foundation’s Girl Up campaign has a new Champion.
WNPA player for the Phoenix Mercury, Mistie Bass, has joined Girl Up to help raise awareness and funds for UN programs that … 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 »
In the week leading up to Mother’s Day — a day of rest for moms — thousands of women across the country put on their hard hats and strapped on their tool … Read entire article »
Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. If, however, they are left on society’s margins, all of … 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 »
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 »
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 »