Camille Gonzalez

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Child Laborers Work 12-Hour Days In Mines So That You Can Have That Glittery Eyeshadow

Do you know how your makeup was made?<p>A campaign by Made in a Free World, an organization on a mission to combat modern-day slavery, is fighting against child labor in India where 60 percent of the Earth's mica is mined. The glittery mineral is used in many common cosmetic products sold …

700 Million Women Were Child Brides, UNICEF Says

UNICEF released staggering new data Tuesday outlining the prevalence of child marriage and genital mutilation that continues to impact hundreds of …

CARE Nepal's the Tipping Point Program Makes Plan to Stop the Crisis of Child Brides

Child marriage, which is defined as marriage before the age of 18 but often impacts girls not yet in their teens, has been regarded as a tradition in many cultures. Families may view it as a way to escape extreme poverty or a method to ensure security for their daughters (as strange as that may …

Predictions for the Year 2514: Dystopia That Feels Like Utopia

Humanists typically look toward the future with extreme pessimism, assuming conditions of technological oppressiveness: Surveillance is rampant, the human being has been shorn of dignity, the state is overpowering, and individuality is a lost cause before the powerful onslaught of the collective. …

Will Privacy Ever Be A Right Again?

To what degree are you allowed the privacy to grieve the loss of a family member? Christos Catsouras found out in October 2006. His 18-year-old …

You Think Facebook Privacy Is Bad? Take A Look At Smartphone Games

People who worry about social networks like Facebook prying into their personal information should probably also spare a thought for games like "Jetpack Joyride."<p>The popular mobile game is just one of many that's earned poor marks for privacy in a new study by PrivacyGrade, an organization made up …

Lured Off the Streets, a Look at How Young Women Become Sex Trafficking Victims

Thousands of young American women who slip into the seedy world of prostitution, advocates say, do so through no choice of their own. It begins with …

Documenting Child Marriage for Over a Decade—and Still Going

Photographer Stephanie Sinclair has been photographing the issue of child marriage for 13 years. Her work on the topic was featured in the 2011 <i>National Geographic</i> magazine story “Too Young to Wed” (which is also the name of the nonprofit she founded in 2012 that advocates to end the practice). I …

Gender

Why The World Must End Child Marriage — In Photos

<i>This story was originally published on September 18, 2015.</i><p>Worldwide, more than 700 million women living today were married before the age of 18; of …

Colorado’s Pot Revenue Goes Up in Smoke

Experts predicted the state’s newly legal recreational marijuana market would yield more than $70 million in taxes, fueling a huge tax rebate for …

Cannabis

Why More Schools Are Letting Their Students Sleep In

It can be downright Sisyphean to get a teenager out of bed. Just like adults, they're often significantly sleep-deprived -- and the first period bell is doing them no favors.<p>Adolescents have been steadily logging fewer hours of sleep over the last 20 years, according to a recent study. Surveys from …

Three-Parent Babies Will Be Born Within A Year

Babies with three genetic parents could be born within a year after Britain became the first country to permit the controversial procedure.<p>The House of Lords approved the novel form of in vitro fertilisation last week despite opposition from the clergy and pro-life groups. The Commons had already …

Genetics

Teens Who Watch Boozy Movies Are More Likely to Drink, Study Finds

Watching James Bond elegantly guzzle that martini may be having adverse effects on adolescents. A new study from the journal <i>Pediatrics</i> found that …

With the help of kids, artist Yolanda Dominguez shows how sexist fashion ads are

When it comes to fashion ads, men and women aren't portrayed the same way — and even kids know that.<p>Madrid-based artist Yolanda Dominguez explores those stark differences in her video, "Kids vs. Fashion," in which children explain what they see in different advertising.<p>"Maybe she took some pills …

This Week, A Girl Was Stoned to Death

This week, a girl was stoned to death, Katy Perry was declared the highest earning female in music and Kendall Jenner celebrated reaching 40 million Instagram followers by flashing an underboob.<p>Katy Perry's success, was rightly, celebrated across headlines globally. She earned an enviable $135m, …

Snapchat Owns Your Soul

Snapchat’s new privacy policy says it can do, well, just about anything with your snaps.<p>When Snapchat first debuted, it offered something straight …

Social Media

President Obama Is Right: States With Strict Gun Laws Have Fewer Gun Deaths

Last night, in response to America's latest horrific mass shooting, this time at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, President Obama pointed out that stricter gun laws save lives, a fact that is indisputable when gun death rates are compared by state. "We know that states with the most …

The slow crawl to designer babies

<b>(CNN) —</b> "A very tall young man with broad shoulders and a trim body... his grey/blue eyes sparkle on his perfectly symmetrical face and give him a touch of mischievousness when he smiles."<p>"You can tell he takes his physique quite seriously... his eyes... seemed bottomless."<p>These are not …

Molecular Biology

The Disturbing Reality of Human Trafficking and Children

In the 1800's during the time of the Emancipation Proclamation there were over 36,000 northern blacks that remained enslaved" (Dolgoff & Feldstein, 2009). Most of these slaves were held in New York and New Jersey, even though most of the northern states had begun the movement to abolish slavery. In …