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By the Golden Thrill | Inspiring magazine stressing the importance of the cultivation of a humanitarian perspective by delivering mindful news highlighting the beauty of social progress, world spirituality & conscious artistic expression
The country has great potential to be a mover and shaker on the world stage, and I’m sure the people we met will continue Zambia’s recent progress. …
A shocking report released by the Associated Press shows that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. over a six-year span, all in …Child Welfare
Every year, thousands of teens are held in solitary confinement in jails, prisons and juvenile halls nationwide. This is the story of Ismael “Izzy” …Solitary Confinement
The number of child soldiers in the Central African Republic (CAR) has more than doubled – and possibly quadrupled – since sectarian conflict erupted last year, putting them at risk of long-term psychological damage, Save the Children warns.
An estimated 6,000 to 10,000 boys and girls are currently …Central African Republic
How a $2.50 experiment turned into one of the best places on the internet.
Angela was on call when a young boy with autism — who I’ll call Tim — came up to her for help. Tim’s friend had recently committed suicide, and it was clear he was shaken and upset. Within minutes of talking, Angela …Developmental Disabilities
Ugandan activist saves orphans
African Voices is a weekly show that highlights Africa's most engaging personalities, exploring the lives and passions of people who rarely open themselves up to the camera. Follow the team on Twitter.
(CNN) -- In 2010, Ugandan journalist Gladys Kalibala embarked on a …Africa
Boatmen in India, brick makers in Peru, and fishermen in the United Arab Emirates — these are just a few of the low-income entrepreneurs who make developing countries run.
While their income doesn't always factor into the GDP, they undoubtedly contribute to the world economy. These …
One year since fighting broke out in South Sudan, UNICEF looks back at the some of the inspiring and resilient children involved in the Learning for …
A beautiful woman, wrapped in a sari, sits calmly on top of a ferocious tiger. This is how much of the world meets Priya, India's newest superhero and a rape survivor.
Created by Indian-American filmmaker Ram Devineni, 'Priya's Shakti', a comic with futuristic augmented reality features, combats the …
Solar sunflower inspired by nature could bring clean energy anywhere
(CNN) -- Imagine a transportable solar power station that tracks the sun like a sunflower and cools itself by pumping water through its veins just like a plant.
The Sunflower Solar Harvester, developed by the Swiss company Airlight …Renewable Energy
One night last week, I had a conversation over dinner with a student who is as puzzled as I am about why people seem so unworried by online surveillance. What would it take, we wondered, to wake people up? If the Snowden revelations did not constitute a “Milly Dowler moment”, then what would?
Another day, another animal given a new lease on life thanks to 3D printing. This time it’s Derby, a dog born with deformed legs who, with the help of some folks at 3DSystems, now runs alongside his owners with gleeful abandon. Derby’s front legs have been augmented with two blade-like attachments …Animals
The antidote to racism partly lies in empathy, or the willingness to "walk a mile in someone else's shoes," as the saying goes. But scientists from universities across Europe are taking the maxim one step further, providing people an opportunity to experience life in someone else's skin by …Racism
During Africa's Darkest Hour These Women Are A Flicker Of Hope Make no mistake the Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the most dangerous …Africa
Chilling Drone Footage From Ukraine's Radioactive Ghost Town The 1,000-square-mile exclusion zone in Chernobyl, Ukraine (established in the wake of …Ghost Towns
On his Facebook page, Samuel L. Jackson posted this short video, encouraging celebrities to speak out on “police racism.”
He started out making …
In an effort to raise awareness of the situation of children in South Sudan, UNICEF embarked on an unusual kind of campaign.
We sent an actor, a film …
A revealing lens on a system-phenomenon both global in reach and strikingly local in degree of diversity.
Since 2004, Julian Germain has been capturing the inner lives of schools around the world, from England to Nigeria to Qatar, in his large-scale photographs of schoolchildren in class. Classroom …Portrait Photography
The most appalling images out of Israel and Gaza over the past few weeks have been those of children: Four boys killed minutes after playing soccer …
Click to enlarge. (Source: Pat Levitt, 2009)
Hundreds of thousands of children suffer from neglect, abuse and trauma during their early years. Many of …
THE WORLD HAS REDUCED EXTREME POVERTY BY HALF The overall proportion of people living in extreme poverty (living on less than $1.25 per day) has …
The conflicts in Syria and Gaza are having a a devastating impact on the lives of children. The BBC's Lyse Doucet who has been following the lives of six Syrian children, and who has just returned from reporting in Gaza, reflects on how war will shape the futures of young people there for decades …Middle East
Our Child Protection Policy
Christian Children’s Fund of Canada’s Child Protection Policy underscores our commitment to keep children safe from harm. …
New research suggests the global decline in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.
Ecologists say the shortage …Zoology
International aid agencies are warning of a food crisis country that is threatening one in three people in the country.
The United Nations Security …United Nations
This week, a Girl Summit is being held in London, aimed at rallying efforts to end female genital mutilation and child marriage within a generation. …
Editor’s note: Melissa Hillebrenner is the director of the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign. The views expressed are her own.
Thursday marks 100 days since more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted from their families and community in northeast Nigeria, a reminder of the horrors and …Girls' Rights