The concept that women’s rights activism and women’s empowerment are tasks for women and women-led organizations is indeed obsolete and largely condescending. In the fight against the global pandemic of violence against women, women have led the way, likely because

There exist a dozen or so articles focused on inspiring us to grow our own food, with titles such as: 'Advantages of Growing Your Own Food',  'Backyard Gardening: Grow Your Own Food, Improve Your Health' and '13 Reasons Why You

The world is uniting behind the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While there are different approaches and different focuses from global actors there is coalescence around the ideals that the human race needs to be freed from the tyranny of poverty;

Today’s release of the 2017 Global Terrorism Index highlights welcome news for Nigeria. The sub-Sahara African nation has been beleaguered by the activity of Boko Haram. The group, which has been active since 2002, became infamous globally following the abduction

EDITOR’S NOTE:  THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY UN WOMEN AS PART OF THE SERIES “FROM WHERE I STAND”, WHICH CAPTURES PEOPLES STORIES AND THEIR DAILY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. SEE THE FULL SERIES HERE.  Inequality is at the root of the

Famine was supposed to be a thing of the past. True, 75 million people had died from starvation in the 20th century, but we had learned from these tragedies, how to predict them and how to address them. The largest

Gender equality and women´s empowerment are essential to transform our world. Gender inequality affects women and girls in every country, stagnating their social, educational and economic advance. Fighting against gender inequality is vital to deal with challenges in society, from promoting

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY SAVIO CARVOLHO, A SENIOR ADVISOR OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY SAVIO CARVOLHO, A SENIOR ADVISOR

In 2003, the Concorde stopped ferrying international passengers across the Atlantic Ocean at supersonic speeds, while metaphorically demonstrating how much smaller the world has become. But international travel at prices more affordable than the Concorde demanded remains popular, despite the

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