Mahmoudi’s success with organizing for Iran and her heart for her home country led her to transition away from environmental activism to create United for Iran, an independent nonprofit focused civil liberties in Iran.
When it comes to gender equality, we’ve all got a long way to go. From healthcare to income, the situation around the world is dire, with women in every country consistently being given opportunities at rates well below their male peers.
In 2017, New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu began to rid his city of several Confederate Army monuments. It was the culmination of a two-year legal battle that ultimately came down to a City Council vote.
Like many people, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green’s life has been marred by cancer. Both her aunt and uncle, who raised Green after she lost her parents, were diagnosed with the disease while she was in school.
2015 saw a drop in terrorist attacks from the previous year, and also a drop in the number of lives taken by terrorist actions. It’s the first time terrorism has gone down since 2012, so this represents a major positive step forward.