23 December Dec 2015 1125 23 December 2015
Feminism 2016: from hashtags to concrete policies
The killing of a number of women’s rights activists worldwide in 2015 has shown us that there is still a long way to go in the fight for justice and equality for women worldwide
16 December Dec 2015 1425 16 December 2015
Making social inclusion a reality for all migrants in Europe
Undocumented migrants and the Europe 2020 strategy. The new Picum (Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants) position paper.
15 December Dec 2015 1627 15 December 2015
«Address challenges and seize opportunities of the new world of work» UNDP urges
2 billion people lifted out of low human development, in last 25 years, now focus on work is needed to galvanize progress, alerts the 2015 Human Development Report.
11 December Dec 2015 1635 11 December 2015
One family against a world of climate change
In a two minutes video the effects of climate change on one family over three generations.
11 December Dec 2015 1042 11 December 2015
62.8 million Americans volunteered in 2014
The report "Volunteering and Civic Life in America" published by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the National Conference on Citizenship, offers an annual picture of civic engagement and volunteerism in the United States
10 December Dec 2015 1559 10 December 2015
German and Finnish Ngos awarded for combating poverty
EESC (European Economic and Social Committee) announced the winners of the 7th edition of the Civil Society Prize, which rewards initiatives aimed at improving the economic and social inclusion of the people living in poverty and countering the increasing risk of facing poverty in Europe.
9 December Dec 2015 1336 09 December 2015
Renewed hope for progress for persons with disabilities in the EU
Persons with disabilities are a growing share of the European population. Their daily life is hampered by a lack of accessible goods and services. Although the European Union has set a framework for promoting accessibility, its implementation has not been easy.
9 December Dec 2015 0952 09 December 2015
More Muslims are confronting the radicals
New voices on the block are speaking out against the fanatics and addressing the issues related to radicalization. The new trend of voices against radicalism are acknowledged by Zainab Al-Suwaij, co-founder of the American Islamic Congress (AIC).
8 December Dec 2015 1409 08 December 2015
Why tax is a feminist issue
Action Aid's International Tax Justice Campaigner Bridget Burrows explains how unfair tax systems are making it worse for women and demand that multinational companies pay their fair share of tax for women’s rights
8 December Dec 2015 1338 08 December 2015
Access City Award 2016 for access-friendly cities goes to Milan
The prize is awarded to European cities for their efforts to improve accessibility for people with disabilities and the elderly.