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Whitney Eulich

9 April 2018

Naguabo, Puerto Rico

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Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico communities, land and the local coasts. With many relying on fishing as a significant source of income, fishermen have been suffering since with polluted waters and a diminished ...

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Sara Manisera

23 March 2018

Baghdad, Iraq

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The Shahrazad Center in Baghdad offers workshops and free legal services to women experiencing domestic abuse, violence, threats and gender-based discrimination. Lawyer Rajaa Abd Ali says, “Here we teach women their r...

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Ann Doss Helms

19 March 2018

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Amidst the movement to integrate Career Technical Education (CTE) into college courses, one teacher decided to develop an all-female introductory auto shop class, empowering high school girls to learn skills that are ...

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Husna Haq

19 March 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

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A Los Angeles program provides the homeless with housing and a case manager. By providing a path to accessing care, people Do not need to use the emergency department as the place they receive care while housing provi...

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Whitney Eulich

7 March 2018

Soshanguve, South Africa

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Group sessions, workplace videos, badges, these are just some of the ways various people around the world are addressing sexual, and physical assault. In light of the #MeToo movement in the U.S., the Christian Science...

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Sophie Davies

5 March 2018

Milan, Italy

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A new investment project, worth almost 11.4 million euro, is creating public green spaces in concrete jungles across Europe. The projects include green roofs, parks, street trees, and more, all worked on in collaborat...

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Harry Bruinius

2 March 2018

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Two women travel on a journey seeking to heal pain through forgiveness with the help of a program in Baltimore that brings together mothers who have lost sons to violence. One woman's son was murdered and the other wo...

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Sara Miller Llana

28 February 2018

Reykjavik, Iceland

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How do we combat gender violence? Gender inequality? Transphobia? Well, in school. “You want to start this conversation in kindergarten.” Across the world, a slew of schools, programs, and teachers are bringing gender...

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Amanda Paulson

16 February 2018

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Those living in low-income neighborhoods and classified as economically disadvantaged are less likely to have the opportunity to spend time in the outdoors. A series of initiatives throughout the state of Colorado aim...

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Harry Bruinius

15 February 2018

New York, New York, United States

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Criticism and protests led by community activists in NY led to wide scale changes in NYPD’s policing, it resulted in a large decrease at the unequal way the NYPD racially profiled black and latino men. Many of this ac...

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Howard LaFranchi

14 February 2018

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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All-female police units in Jaipur are patrolling hotspots for sexual harassment and gender-based violence, such as bus stops and parks. Among the first in India, these units, as well as all-women police stations, are ...

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Ryan Lenora Brown

7 February 2018

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Sweden is the first country to put gender equality at the center of its foreign policy, calling the protection of women and girls’ human rights one of the greatest challenges of the century. Announced in 2014, the sta...

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Whitney Eulich

17 January 2018

Costa Rica

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Starting in the mid 1980s and 1990s, African and Latin American countries began to implement “gender quotas” to integrate more women in politics. Now, “12 of the top 20 countries in the world for women’s legislative r...

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Sara Miller Llana

10 January 2018

Reykjavik, Iceland

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Although Iceland has ranked the most gender equal nation in the world by The Word Economic Forum, there is still a gender pay gap. A new law might change that. Iceland has become the first, and only country to punish ...

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Harry Bruinius

3 January 2018

New York, New York, United States

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Crime in New York City dropped to record lows, putting murder rates on par with rural states like Montana and Wyoming. Officials credit “precision policing” made possible by the CompStat system, as well as initiatives...

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Story Hinckley

3 January 2018

France

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Around the world, "1.3 billion metric tons, or one-third of all the food produced, is thrown away.” France is tackling the issue, by becoming the first country to make it illegal for grocery stores to throw away unuse...

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Sara Miller Llana

29 December 2017

Iceland

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In the late 1990s, Iceland had both a high rate of teen alcohol abuse and a lackadaisical attitude towards that abuse. Responses to these issues included instituting a curfew, investment in after school activities, an...

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Sara Schonhardt

28 December 2017

Tierra Blanca, Guatemala

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In some rural parts of Guatemala, "more than half the girls...marry before the age of 18." While a coalition of organizations was able to lobby lawmakers, and raise the legal marriage age to 18, real changes happened ...

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Henry Gass

27 December 2017

Houston, Texas, United States

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In 2017, Harris County, TX saw a year where no one was sentenced to death and no one was executed. The county, nicknamed as the capital of capital punishment, is seeing a shift in the support of the death penalty. Whi...

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Gretel Kauffman

26 December 2017

Rwanda

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Research says that bilingual kids reap significant benefits from reading in their primary language. One nonprofit working in Rwanda, Congo, Haiti, Cambodia, and Mongolia provides digital books in students' strongest l...

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Jessica Mendoza

13 December 2017

Moreno Valley, California, United States

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In 2016, California's Riverside County achieved an 86 percent graduation rate, second to only Orange County in the state. The impressive spike followed in the wake of a multi-pronged, data-focused drive to support pre...

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Amadou Diallo

5 December 2017

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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In high-poverty urban schools student retention is a major issue, often school is the last concern for these children. Now, City Year and other nonprofits have university students come to the high schools and tutor or...

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Taylor Luck

5 December 2017

Za'atari, Jordan

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Solar power projects at 2 UN refugee camps in Jordan are helping to save money and provide job opportunities for residents of the camps. The solar powered camps are also helping the quality of living, allowing residen...

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Christa Case Bryant

29 November 2017

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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St. Louis-based We Stories provides parents with a course curriculum and reading list for the children with the goal of sparking conversations about race, oppression, and cultural awareness. The target audience of the...

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Amadou Diallo

21 November 2017

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Benito Juarez Community Academy in Chicago was once reputed for gang violence, struggled to support its predominantly minority students, and was had been on academic probation for nearly two decades. A revolutionary a...

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