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10 Indigenous Activists Celebrating Their Cultures on Instagram

Learn about the beauty of Indigenous cultures around the world from the activists celebrating them online.

Meet the 18-Year-Old Spreading CPR Instruction Around the World

After her grandfather passed away from cardiac arrest, Akshara Ramasamy started Idhayam, which hosts online CPR training sessions to promote good health and wellbeing around the world.

The Online Penalty for Being Black English Football Players

Imagine a world where each one of us come together play and cheer for each other regardless of our skin colour, birthplace, gender, religion, race, ethnicity or disability. How joyous would that be?

Canada’s indigenous communities left without clean water as government misses deadline

The Canadian government has come under scrutiny after it was revealed that many of the country’s indigenous population will not receive clean water despite March 2021 being heralded as the pivotal month in which all First Nations reserves would receive it. 

World Water Day: Failure to value water is leading to widespread waste according to UN

The United Nations (UN) has reaffirmed the importance for governments around the world to place a clear value on water in order to prevent widespread waste, shortages and high prices which are having a grave effect on some of the world’s most poor and vulnerable.

Innovative educational project which ensures children in India have access to a quality education

An innovative and affordable solution that uses recycled shipping containers is meeting the educational needs of children in India by providing an educational infrastructure and learning environment to help fill the gap in one of the country’s biggest social issues.

Five Organisations Tackling Modern Slavery

Slavery is still a problem in our society. Despite the vast progress being made for more than century, countries around the world are still experiencing people falling victims to slavery with as many as 40 million people still affected. This can be through migrant labour, sex slavery and trafficking, forced marriage and even in the fishing industry.

Survey finds that most Brits think Covid has increased inequality

A study from this week, carried out by the government’s independent advisers, has found that more than half of the UK public believes that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has created greater social inequality over the past few months.

Protestors in Myanmar hold general strike in latest push for democracy

Since gaining its independence from the UK in 1948, Myanmar, formerly Burma, has most been under military rule which saw many people fall victim to a violent and oppressive regime. Despite change in 2010 which saw a shift towards more democratic policies and ideas, the country has remained suspect to instability.

OPINION: Hunger and Poverty in India: What is it like amidst COVID-19?

India has been a developing country for over a decade now. And, the country has definitely developed. In the last three years, India pulled 75 million people out of poverty; in the last ten years, the number rises to an impressive 271 million people. However, poverty is still a significant issue in the country. In 2019, Oxfam reported that over 14% of the Indian population lives in poverty. The COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened the economy and living situations for Indian citizens.

Global efforts to tackle vaccine inequality gathers momentum

Some of the world’s biggest names have come together to call for a ‘people’s vaccine’ in which the equipment and treatment is made available through the lifting of patents, and the open sharing of technology and knowledge is made global so that the whole world can make great strides forward in putting the coronavirus behind us.

1.4M less people not receiving crucial treatment for Tuberculosis

The World We Want, has launched an inspiring call to action to break the silence around menstruation.

ARTICLE: The pandemic’s impact on poverty has reversed years of positive progress

The World We Want, has launched an inspiring call to action to break the silence around menstruation.

Hit TV show Line of Duty addresses systematic racism

The World We Want, has launched an inspiring call to action to break the silence around menstruation.

Nelson Mandela: Defining the right leadership

Name is just a tag to refer to people. It is only with names like Nelson Mandela, that become symbols of the power of peace, and compassionate leadership. Born on 18th July, Nelson Mandela was a human rights lawyer.

5 Companies that support the Black Lives Matter movement

#BLM is making waves through the corporate world and these companies are pioneering the fight for change.

European Space Agency launches its mission for greater diversity

The ESA will target women and people with disabilities as we enter a new age of space exploration.

Meet the Top 5 LGBT activists advocating for LGBTQ+ rights

From music artists to journalists, the fight for equality is gaining more prominence.

Meet the top 5 sustainable designers at London Fashion Week

With fashion having a big influence over our everyday lives, these designers are ensuring how we can look good whilst also helping the planet.

New TV campaign launches to encourage BAME community to get Covid vaccine

Some of the most popular celebrities from BAME backgrounds joined together in an urgent call for action.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweal becomes Director General of WTO

This will see her also become the first ever African and female to be appointed into the role.

The UK just announced its biggest-ever direct commitment to tackle climate change in Africa

The government has put forward ambitious plans to address rising temperatures across the continent.

As many as 4.2 million children live in poverty across the UK

Child poverty exasperated by the COVID-19.

Here is what Biden’s Presidency means for the LGBTQ+ community

The 46th president of the United States has already launched ambitious plans to initiate change, targeting ending discrimination and pledges to enact the Equality Act.

OPINION: Here’s why the world cannot be saved without women

From fresh perspectives to driven changemakers, unlocking the potential of half the world’s population will pave the way for a more prosperous future.

How peace can build resilience during these uncertain times

How understanding the concept of Positive Peace can help conflict-stricken countries out of despair.

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