Human Rights

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Want To Know About Vaccine Rollouts in Africa? Click on a Country Here and Find Out

As we seek vaccine equity around the world, this new tracking tool allows us to monitor our progress.
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New Vending Machines Are Bringing Safe, Cheap Water to Nairobi's Slums

Until now, Mukuru residents have had no option but to buy polluted water from informal vendors charging exorbitant prices
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How Denver Tackled Homelessness While Saving Money

The Denver study proves that highly vulnerable people living on the street will accept housing and, with help, stay housed for the long term. That’s good news at a time when homelessness is rising nationally and service providers say more people appear to be suffering from mental illness.
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The #DisabledJoy Movement Wants To Celebrate Happiness Too

Tired of the narrative that being disabled is a personal failure in mainstream media, a writer took to Twitter to start a hashtag that might change the way folks look at disability forever.
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Ashton Kutcher's Technology-Led Organization Is Making Strides to Stop Child Sex Trafficking

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore knew that technology was playing a role in the problem but wasn’t yet part of the solution. They pioneered a technology-led approach, called Thorn, to end online child sexual abuse by identifying victims.
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Craftivism Offers An Alternative to Traditional Protests as a Powerful Means of Expression

Craftivism is for everyone who wants to make a difference: skilled artists, weary activists, introverts, people with anxiety, all who desire a better world but perhaps don’t know where to start or where and how to best prioritize their energy and time.
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How to Prevent Crime Without Relying on Police

Poverty is a major source of crime. Bad housing, bad schools, bad infrastructure, including the “poverty of access.” Poverty destroys families, their dignity, and hope. Most criminality is of want—because of lack of income, food, and other necessities. If you end poverty, you end most crime.
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From Apps to Air Miles: 7 Ways Tech Can Help Afghans

Desperate scenes in Kabul are met with high-tech help as offers of rides, meals, and beds go online.
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'We Need Help': Thunberg's Movement Makes Plea to Rescue Afghan Climate Activists

The climate activists have been trying to get the names and details of Afghan campaigners and their families onto evacuation lists, but eight days after their first calls for help, there has been no response.
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How to Plan a Wedding That’s Ethical, Environmentally Friendly, and Gives Back

Here are some ways to make sure your wedding is perfectly you, while also being ethical, environmentally friendly, and serving a greater purpose.
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