#United Nations

  • Article: Women Are Significantly More Likely Than Men to Live in Extreme Poverty: Report
    Girls & Women

    Women Are Significantly More Likely Than Men to Live in Extreme Poverty: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 16, 2018

    The problem of sexism becomes even more stark when income levels are broken down. Read more

  • Article: Food Aid Has Finally Reached The Syrian Enclave Where 400,000 Civilians Are Trapped
    Food & Hunger

    Food Aid Has Finally Reached The Syrian Enclave Where 400,000 Civilians Are Trapped

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 15, 2018

    But it’s only enough to feed 7,200 people. Read more

  • Article: Making Insects Tastier Could Alleviate Global Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    Making Insects Tastier Could Alleviate Global Hunger

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 13, 2018

    Fancy tucking into beetles, butterflies, or a stinkbug? It could just save the world. Read more

  • Article: Sexual Abuse Is Rampant at the UN, Report Alleges
    Girls & Women

    Sexual Abuse Is Rampant at the UN, Report Alleges

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 18, 2018|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The prevalence of abuse is antithetical to the UN’s mission. Read more

  • Article: With Vote, UN Sends Message to the US: Aid Is Not a Bargaining Chip
    Citizenship

    With Vote, UN Sends Message to the US: Aid Is Not a Bargaining Chip

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 21, 2017

    The UN voted 128-9 to condemn the US decision. Read more

  • Article: The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says
    Citizenship

    The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 19, 2017

    The bill will ‘essentially shred crucial dimensions of a safety net that is already full of holes.’ Read more

  • Article: Canada’s 13-Year-Old Indigenous Water Advocate to Speak at United Nations
    Water & Sanitation

    Canada’s 13-Year-Old Indigenous Water Advocate to Speak at United Nations

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 18, 2017

    The young advocate was nominated 2017 International Children's Peace Prize. Read more

  • Article: Mayors Once Again Sidestep Trump to Tackle Major Global Problem
    Citizenship

    Mayors Once Again Sidestep Trump to Tackle Major Global Problem

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 7, 2017

    Cities are increasingly assuming diplomatic responsibilities. Read more