The Conscious Thrill

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 future of Zambia

Delighted to visit Zambia last week, to talk about enterprise and investment in Lusaka – one of the fastest-developing cities in Southern Africa.

Report: 786 Children Died Of Abuse In Plain Sight Of Authorities

A shocking report released by the <i>Associated Press</i> shows that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. over a six-year span, all in …

Brutal

A teen's horrifying tale of solitary confinement at Rikers

Injustice

Child soldiers in Central African Republic more than doubled, says charity

Up to 10,000 boys and girls are now fighting in sectarian conflict, according to Save the Children<p>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 …

Africa

This "Minecraft" Community Is Saving The Lives Of Children With Autism

How a $2.50 experiment turned into one of the best places on the internet.<p>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 …

Parenting

The woman saving Uganda's lost and abandoned children

Ugandan activist saves orphans<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Gladys Kalibala is a journalist writing a newspaper column for Uganda's forgotten kids<br>• After facing a trying childhood herself, she highlights the many orphaned children in Uganda<br>• Kalibala has become a de facto mother, often checking report cards and …

Africa

30 Uplifting Photos Of Entrepreneurs In The Developing World

charity donations & gifts for children

Giving birth is never easy but some mums face unbelievable dangers.<p>posted 14/08/2017<p>Rohingya children find a reason to smile.<p>This is the …

Pakistan Taliban school attack kills 141, including 132 children - as it happened

At least 141 killed in Peshawar, says army spokesman Seven terrorists killed, according to army Three days of national mourning announced Taliban sought no terms, began shooting immediately<p>Read the latest summary

Pakistan

India's Newest Heroine Breaks Rape-Talk Taboo with Comic Book

Dec.16.2014 / 9:08 AM ET<p>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.<p>Created by Indian-American filmmaker Ram Devineni, ‘Priya’s Shakti’, a comic with futuristic augmented …

India

Solar sunflower could bring clean energy anywhere - CNN.com

The Sunflower Solar Harvester, being developed by the Swiss company Airlight Energy, tracks the sun like a sunflower and cools itself by pumping water through its veins like a plant. In the process, it produces heat, desalinated water, and refrigeration from the 12kW of energy it produces with just …

Clean Energy

State surveillance is enabled by our own sloppy habits

Our willingness to accept outrageous terms and conditions allows the security services to do as they wish<p>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 …

Surveillance

Dog Can Walk Again Thanks To 3D Printing

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 …

When White People See Themselves With Black Skin, Something Interesting Happens

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 <i>skin</i> by …

Staten Island

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 places to live in the world, particularly if you're a woman.<p>Whilst …

Chilling Drone Footage From Ukraine's Radioactive Ghost Town

The 1,000-square-mile exclusion zone in Chernobyl, Ukraine (established in the wake of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster) has been virtually …

Samuel L. Jackson Issues Challenge To All Celebrities: Call Out the Racism of the Police

On his Facebook page, Samuel L. Jackson posted this short video, encouraging celebrities to speak out on “police racism.”<p>He started out making …

The video game idea that caused a walkout at a gaming convention

In an effort to raise awareness of the situation of children in South Sudan, UNICEF embarked on an unusual kind of campaign. <br>We sent an actor, a film …

How Children Learn: Portraits of Classrooms Around the World

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. <b>Classroom Portraits</b> (<i>public library</i>) is part <i>Where Children Sleep</i>, part <i>Bureaucratics</i>, part <i>What I Eat: Around the</i> …

Paris

Why Are So Many Children Dying in Gaza?

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 …

Effects Of Child Abuse And Neglect On The Brain

Support the news<p>Hundreds of thousands of children suffer from neglect, abuse and trauma during their early years. Many of the psychological …

Five things you should know about global poverty

CHILDFUND AUSTRALIA<p>CHILDFUND AUSTRALIA<p>Category<p>Child rights<p>REGION<p>All Regions<p>COUNTRY<p>All Countries<p>FOCUS AREAS<p>Advocacy<p>The United Nations has just …

Geography

No place to hide for children of war in Gaza and Syria

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1096000/1096428_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1512654523_ea75ed8914716d05c1fb59424f7bf2e1<p><b>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</b> …

Syria

Child Protection Policy - Christian Children's Fund of Canada

Policy for Keeping Children Safe<p>Christian Children’s Fund of Canada’s (CCFC) Policy for Keeping Children Safe underscores our commitment to keep …

Global decline of wildlife linked to child slavery

<b>New research suggests the global decline in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.</b><p>Ecologists say the shortage of wild animals means that in many countries more labour is now needed to find food.<p>Children are often used to fill this need for cheap workers, …

Wildlife

UN Warns of 'World's Worst' Food Crisis in South Sudan

International aid agencies are warning of a food crisis country that is threatening one in three people in the country.<p>The United Nations Security …

Africa

Women’s education helps avert child marriage

<i>This week, a</i> <i>Girl Summit</i> <i>is being held in London, aimed at rallying efforts to end female genital mutilation and child marriage within a generation.</i> …

Gender

Time to stand with girls demanding change

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>Melissa Hillebrenner is the director of the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign. The views expressed are her own.</i><p>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 …

U.S. Congress