Good News About Ending War & Conflict

Even in the midst of heartbreak and injustice, there are always people fighting for peace and an end to conflict

K-pop & BTS Fans Are Shaping Politics & Social Justice for Good

K-pop fans are a force for good to be reckoned with.
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The World Is Celebrating the Life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu has died at the age of 90.Archbishop Tutu earned the respect and love of millions of South Africans and the world. He carved out a permanent place in their hearts and minds, becoming known affectionately as “The Arch”.
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Best Refugee & Immigration Good News Stories from 2021

We still have so much work to do to ensure refugees have a safe, clear, and simple way to find not only a safe place to call home and have their basic needs met — but a place to thrive, too. It's also true that we made a lot of progress, especially towards growing empathy for others.
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7 Indigenous Activists You Should Know

Indigenous activists have always been at the frontlines of global issues to preserve the sacredness of Earth and stand for human rights. Here are seven activists to follow from North America, South America, and Australia.
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Indigenous Communities Are Decolonizing Hawaii Through "DeTours"

Hawaii's Indigenous communities are working to educate settlers and tourists alike on Hawaii and its colonial past and present and raising awareness about decolonization. 
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Can We Tell History Through the Lens of Peacebuilding Instead of War?

To bring peace to the frontlines, we first need a proper understanding of what peacemakers do and how they do it. Peace is commonly framed as passive, but the institute aims to dissolve the dichotomy of war and peace, which disregards the conscious act of building peace.
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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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What's Happening in Afghanistan — And How You Can Actually Help

Recently, after seizing power in provinces throughout Afghanistan, the Taliban took hold of the capital city of Kabul, and have effectively assumed power in the country. The Taliban has historically violated basic human rights, especially those of women and girls. Here's how you can help right now.
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Six Ways Life Has Changed for Afghan Women Since the Last Taliban Regime

How have women's lives in Afghanistan improved since 2001, from education and clothing to reproductive rights and political power? Here are six ways life has got better for women since the last Taliban government fell - gains now feared at risk.
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The World Is Celebrating the Life of Abebech Gobena — the Ethiopian Humanitarian Known as ‘Mother Teresa of Africa’

Abebech Gobena led an incredible life: after escaping from a forced marriage as a child bride, Gobena went on to become a huge icon in Africa. In Ethiopia, she took her experiences and built an orphanage, schools, a hospital for women and children, vocational training centers and wells, and more.
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