“To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains,
but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
— Nelson Mandela
November 14th, 2014
As we sit at our Thanksgiving tables this year and talk about what we are grateful for, perhaps we can think for a moment about this statistic: about one in ...
October 27th, 2014
October 11th was the International Day of The Girl Child. Major campaigns with their t-shirts and slogans brought the issue of little girls to the forefront. Celebrities made speeches and ...
September 25th, 2014
“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope,” said Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations.
781 million adults in the world remain illiterate; 64% of them are women (UNESCO).
August 18th, 2014
We’ve seen mental health in the news a lot this week, since actor Robin William’s suicide. It raises the point that mental health is a huge—and often unseen—struggle for many ...