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Goonj Launches A Million Voices: A Global Campaign to Shun the Shame and Silence Around Female Health
5 years ago

Goonj Launches A Million Voices: A Global Campaign to Shun the Shame and Silence Around Female Health

World wide, whether it’s the developed or the developing world, menses or menarche, has been a word shrouded in a culture of shame and silence for countless …
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Living Under a Flyover: The Invisible Life of the Homeless in Mumbai
5 years ago

Living Under a Flyover: The Invisible Life of the Homeless in Mumbai

Under the broad flyover (overpass), connecting Chembur with Ghatkopar, is their home, an uneven ground strewn with pebbles, scattered with chicken feathers and trash. The …
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Bring Back Our Girls. Raising Awareness Through Art
5 years ago

Bring Back Our Girls. Raising Awareness Through Art

The day I heard about the kidnapping of the girls in Nigeria, I couldn’t sleep that night. I had such a heavy heart for all those girls …
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The Reality of Illiteracy in America is Alarming. One Teacher’s Mission to Not Give up on Kids
5 years ago

The Reality of Illiteracy in America is Alarming. One Teacher’s Mission to Not Give up on Kids

When an elementary school teacher with 40 years of service calls a brand new school program “the highlight of her career,” it’s time to sit up and …
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No One Thought Rwanda Would Survive
5 years ago

No One Thought Rwanda Would Survive

April 7, 2014, was the 20th anniversary of the day the Rwandan genocide officially began. Those next days 100 days in 1994 would be days far beyond …
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How Mobile Technology Can Help the World Water Crisis
5 years ago

How Mobile Technology Can Help the World Water Crisis

Around 6 to 8 million people die annually from the consequences of disasters and water-related diseases. Waterborne disease and lung infection are the leading causes of child deaths, which …
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46 million Americans Live in Poverty Every Day. Poverty Awareness Month
5 years ago

46 million Americans Live in Poverty Every Day. Poverty Awareness Month

It may not be noticeable to the naked eye, but if you take a closer look, you’ll soon learn that more than 46 million Americans live in poverty every …
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2014 National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
5 years ago

2014 National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

By  •  World, Culture

It’s 2014, and human trafficking and slavery is still thriving in all corners of the world. This problem, which is so mortifying and unjust, can unitedly be described as …
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The Greatest Comeback: Team Rwanda’s Triumph Over Genocide
5 years ago

The Greatest Comeback: Team Rwanda’s Triumph Over Genocide

“Sport has the power to change the world…it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to …
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Volunteer in London Towne this 2013 Holiday Season!
5 years ago

Volunteer in London Towne this 2013 Holiday Season!

Whether you’re in NYC or across the pond in London Towne, the holidays are a beautiful time of year to to be with family and friends to …
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Human Rights Day. Learn How You Can Support This Special day
5 years ago

Human Rights Day. Learn How You Can Support This Special day

Make a promise and fight for someone’s rights…Human Rights Day is celebrated to “intensify our efforts to fulfill our collective responsibility to promote and protect the rights and dignity …
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The NFL, The Culture of Bullying, and Being in The Know
6 years ago

The NFL, The Culture of Bullying, and Being in The Know

Encompassing a brilliant combination of talent, dedication, will power, and inspiration, Richard Incognito and Jonathan Martin both traveled long, arduous roads before earning coveted roster spots with the Miami …
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Going Beyond Fair Trade
6 years ago

Going Beyond Fair Trade

Can our ethically-sourced coffee be better?

Since its inception, Fair Trade goods have worked to help “farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their …
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How Lola’s Foundation is Making a Huge Difference
6 years ago

How Lola’s Foundation is Making a Huge Difference

A large cardboard box sits empty on a living room floor. It’s nothing special—just a plain, brown box with the words “this side up” printed on one …
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A Rare Light for Male Victims of the Sex-Trade
6 years ago

A Rare Light for Male Victims of the Sex-Trade

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You know the moment right before something bad takes place, where your knee-jerk reaction is to look away, fast? I do …
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Malala Day & Education For All [Video]
6 years ago

Malala Day & Education For All [Video]

The world observes Malala Day on July 12 to highlight the struggle of a little girl of Swat for education. Malala was targeted by the Taliban after years of …
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One Elephant…One Idea. Supporting education in Africa and Asia
6 years ago

One Elephant…One Idea. Supporting education in Africa and Asia

The act of building relies on the unity of separate pieces, resulting in a new structure filled with hope for the future. In educational institutions, …
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Stand With Oklahoma
6 years ago

Stand With Oklahoma

Photo Credit: Charlie Riedel / Associated Press / May 21, 2013 ) Zac Woodcock salvages items from the rubble of his tornado-ravaged rental home in Moore, Okla.


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Water Collective – Finding a NEW Approach to the Water Crisis
6 years ago

Water Collective – Finding a NEW Approach to the Water Crisis

Conscious caught up with the founders of Water Collective at their annual Spring Benefit at the Griffen NYC (Meatpacking District). They rallied a large New York crowd eager …
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KAFSC: Empowering Everyone To Lead Safe & Healthy Lives
6 years ago

KAFSC: Empowering Everyone To Lead Safe & Healthy Lives

Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) just celebrated their 24th anniversary at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The celebration was spectacular with awards, musical performances …
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Tackle Extreme Poverty, Save Lives, Take Action!
7 years ago

Tackle Extreme Poverty, Save Lives, Take Action!

The United States is the most charitable nation in the world giving millions in foreign aid each year to help our fellow nations and the …
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