Expanding the Discourse on Menstruation in the Sustainable Development and Human Rights Agendas If 2015 was the year the period went public, 2018 was the year menstruation won its spotlight at the United Nations. From the Commission on the Status of

Nestled among the peaks of the Himalayas between China and India – Bhutan is a land of remote mountain valleys, rich in natural wonders – and with a population less than one million, one of the most sparsely populated countries

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What should a city do if half of its population cannot access a public service? It sounds like a somewhat outlandish question, but for Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia, this question highlights a frustrating reality. Although the city has

Aristotle said, “The purpose of education is to ensure the flourishing of the individuals characterised by the 'goodness' of character and 'goodness' of intellect.” In Sanskrit, we say, "Vidya Dadati Vinyam," meaning that education brings humility. Unfortunately, character building has taken

 The Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) has produced a set of twenty-four indicators aimed at the assessment and long-term monitoring of bioenergy sustainability at the national level.  The GBEP Sustainability Indicators are intended to inform policymakers about the environmental, social and economic

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The Graduation Approach Is Helping Refugees and Displaced People Become Self-reliant so They Are no Longer Dependent on Aid Today, the world is facing a global migration crisis. The number of forcibly displaced people around the world is greater than the

To give you an idea of the challenge ahead: freight demand is expected to triple between 2015 and 2050, causing CO2 emissions to rise by 76 percent according to the International Transport Forum. Yet to live up to expectations of

This article has been modified, with the help of author Alexa J. Firmenich, to fit the Impakter Sustainable Development Goals series, particularly in reference to Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life on Land. The original version can be found here. This is

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The challenge of universal education is huge. And much bigger than expected. There are many ways to address the root problems, but Bridge International Academies has a teaching model that demonstrably works. Bridge goes directly to the heart of the

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