This Story Needs an End: Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

By Rajesh Mirchandani on 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 on 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 on 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 on 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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The United Nations by the Numbers

By Chandler Green on October 24, 2018

When many people think about the United Nations, they think of the Security Council and the General Assembly. Yet the …

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Why the Universal Postal Union Matters

By Peter Yeo on October 19, 2018

On October 17, the Trump administration announced that it was leaving the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the UN organization that …

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Reproductive Rights Go Far Beyond Contraception

By Seema Jalan on October 17, 2018

When we talk about reproductive health and rights, we often talk about access to contraception. Indeed, access to and information …

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Why I’m a “STEMinist,” and You Should Be Too

By Michelle Milford Morse on October 11, 2018

Last week, Donna Strickland became the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Physics in 55 years. While her …

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Why the International Conference on Labour Statisticians is Key for Women’s Economic Empowerment

By Elizabeth Black on October 10, 2018

If you care about women’s economic empowerment, we recommend paying close attention to the 20thInternational Conference on Labor Statisticians (ICLS). …

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How The UN is Supporting the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Winners

By MJ Altman on October 5, 2018

A Congolese doctor and a Yazidi survivor of ISIS captivity have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their …

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