Most Recent Content from: Joe McCarthy

  • Article: Ghana Just Pledged to Sign a Major Cybersecurity Agreement. Here’s Why It Matters.
    PartnerCitizenship

    Ghana Just Pledged to Sign a Major Cybersecurity Agreement. Here’s Why It Matters.

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 14, 2018|Microsoft Corporation

    The call for digital peace has garnered tremendous momentum. Read more

  • Article: This Man Restored 240 Million Trees in West Africa — and They Could Help Fight Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    This Man Restored 240 Million Trees in West Africa — and They Could Help Fight Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 14, 2018

    “Nature would heal itself, you just needed to stop hammering it.” Read more

  • Article: Yemen Port City Ceasefire Could Ease Starvation for Millions
    Food & Hunger

    Yemen Port City Ceasefire Could Ease Starvation for Millions

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 14, 2018

    “There is no excuse for international inaction now, and this fragile moment must be protected.” Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates Says Digital Currencies Could Empower the World's Poorest
    Finance & Innovation

    Bill Gates Says Digital Currencies Could Empower the World's Poorest

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 13, 2018

    The billionaire philanthropist said that cryptocurrencies can combat poverty. Read more

  • Article: Malaria Deaths Plummet 96% in Zambian Village After Radically Simple Pilot Program
    Health

    Malaria Deaths Plummet 96% in Zambian Village After Radically Simple Pilot Program

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 13, 2018

    If rolled out to other countries, the model could be revolutionary. Read more

  • Article: 13 Famous Men Who Boldly Stood Up for Women in 2018
    Girls & Women

    13 Famous Men Who Boldly Stood Up for Women in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 12, 2018

    “I’m feeling more driven than ever — to help out women.” Read more

  • Article: Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 12, 2018

    "I was ashamed to go outside and I felt bad when people looked at me.” Read more

  • Article: 9 Powerful People Who Fought for the Planet in 2018
    Environment

    9 Powerful People Who Fought for the Planet in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Sophie Maes|Dec. 11, 2018

    These individuals called for action and inclusivity in the fight against climate change. Read more