Securing the rights of girls and young women is increasingly recognized as one of the critical social justice issues of our time. Presidents and business leaders alike are starting to talk about the need to deal with injustices that were

Book Reviews:  Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet by Michael Bloomberg  (Author), Carl Pope  (Author) Published by St Martin's Press (April 2017) 272 pages; Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming by Paul

Sarah LaFave, RN, is the founder of Lori's Hands, a service-learning organization that pairs college-student volunteers with people living with chronic illness for assistance, companionship, and support. Sarah founded Lori's Hands in honor of her mother, Lori LaFave who was

We are endeavouring to be on our best behaviour at this time of the year. We have disturbed memories, you see. Last Easter weekend saw Beagle and me qualifying for Guests From Hell status. Sunday morning we gathered together our bi-national

Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is a Portuguese artist who got his start as a graffiti writer in the early 2000's. Vhils found his artistic voice while growing up during the intensive urban development in Seixal, an industrial suburb of Lisbon,

With the ongoing tragedy of the war in Syria, the refugee crisis has quite understandably dominated the conversation about immigration towards Europe. Economic migration has been playing a slightly quieter tune on its second fiddle, but we're going to be

The World Health Organization (WHO) projects that climate change will cause 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050. Even accounting for sustained economic growth and health progress, 38,000 additional deaths are expected to be due to heat exposure

An Exploration of Sex-Education in the East Asian-Pacific Region My memory of the sex-ed at my New Jersey public high school is admittedly pretty hazy. But I remember being told about the different types of safe-sex practices available, I remember someone

Armed conflicts around the world are disrupting the lives of millions of citizens and have caused the largest movement of people since World War II. During conflicts and post-conflict situations, children are the most affected by violence. Many of them lose

A Discussion with Hague Institute Researcher Agnese Macaluso Sustainable Development Goal 11 aims toward making urban settlements “inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.” It was developed in response to the growth of urban population that has resulted in environmental degradation, shortage of

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