Most Recent Content from: Jerica Deck

  • Article: Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    By Jerica Deck  and  Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    More than 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World
    Citizenship

    These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|March 20, 2019

    The least happy countries have higher rates of poverty. Read more

  • Article: This New Coalition Is Using Millions of Dollars to Fight Sexual Harassment
    Girls & Women

    This New Coalition Is Using Millions of Dollars to Fight Sexual Harassment

    By Jerica Deck|March 15, 2019

    Less than 2% of foundation funds in the US are allocated toward curbing gender-based violence. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Doctors Are on Strike Over Severe Lack of Medical Supplies
    Health

    Zimbabwe Doctors Are on Strike Over Severe Lack of Medical Supplies

    By Jerica Deck|March 15, 2019

    “I am just seeing patients, make a diagnosis and send them away to die.” Read more

  • Article: The First Person on Mars Will 'Likely' Be a Woman, NASA Head Says
    Girls & Women

    The First Person on Mars Will 'Likely' Be a Woman, NASA Head Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|March 13, 2019

    A NASA administrator also said the next person on the moon will 'absolutely' be a woman. Read more

  • Article: NYC Will Add 4 Statues of Trailblazing Women to Help Close a Little-Known Gender Gap
    Girls & Women

    NYC Will Add 4 Statues of Trailblazing Women to Help Close a Little-Known Gender Gap

    By Jerica Deck|March 8, 2019

    There are currently only five statues of historic women in New York City. Read more

  • Article: New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools
    Education

    New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 28, 2019

    Predominantly white school districts are receiving $23 billion a year more than non-white districts. Read more

  • Article: UN Raises $2.6 Billion for Yemen Crisis — But Needs Billions More
    Food & Hunger

    UN Raises $2.6 Billion for Yemen Crisis — But Needs Billions More

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 27, 2019

    About 80,000 children under the age of 5 have died of starvation. Read more