Stories of Survival: 5 Women Across The Globe Speak Out

By MJ Altman
November 29, 2018

It’s a global pandemic that will affect one in three women in her lifetime. It’s one of the most common human rights …

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A Global Issue We Can’t Ignore: Violence Against Girls and Women

By Chandler Green
November 25, 2018

From November 25 to December 10, Human Rights Day, the United Nations and partners will urge people everywhere to #HearMeToo …

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A Call to Action to Stop Superbugs

By Lori Sloate
November 16, 2018

On November 19-20, in Accra, Ghana, the United Nations Foundation, in partnership with the Wellcome Trust, the governments of Ghana, …

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Meet a Hopeful Humanitarian Protecting Girls and Women in Yemen

By Chandler Green
November 16, 2018

The severity of Yemen’s humanitarian crisis is inconceivable for many of us — nearly 22 million people in the war-torn …

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The Time is Now to Accelerate Momentum on Family Planning

By Kathy Calvin
November 12, 2018

Nearly 70 years ago, the world adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and proclaimed that “All human beings are …

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Ecosystems and Climate Change: 3 Key Findings You Should Know

By Monica Dean
November 8, 2018

The most recent report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sounded the alarm for urgent climate …

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This Story Needs an End: Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

By Rajesh Mirchandani
November 2, 2018

Journalists want to report the story, not become the story. Their desire to find the truth and show what’s really …

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Why WHO’s First Conference on Air Pollution Matters for Health and Climate

By Kate Dodson
October 31, 2018

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) released this week reveals that 93% of all children live in …

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Projects for Peace: How a Cinema in Lebanon Promotes Understanding

By Guest Author
October 29, 2018

By Jordie Hannum, Executive Director of the Better World Campaign In the 1988 Italian film Cinema Paradiso, which won an …

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Keeping Hope Alive in Yemen: Why Your Support Matters

By Chandler Green
October 24, 2018

Editor’s note: This page was last updated February 20, 2019. “If you lose hope as a humanitarian, in any crisis …

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