Hiring for Inclusion

Courtesy: United Nations By Meera ShenoyHYDERABAD, TELANGANA, India, Sep 20 2019 – As companies begin to focus on hiring people with disabilities, we need to shape how they think and act on this interest. In the first decade of this ...

Why We Need Religion More than Ever in the Pursuit of Peace

By Blerim MustafaGENEVA, Sep 20 2019 – The proliferation of political crises and armed conflicts in every corner of the world does not exclude religious groups, which unfortunately also contribute to animosities, intolerance and hatred. ...

Rural Bangladesh Families Spend 2.0 Billion Dollars on Climate Change ― Dwarfing Government & International Finance

By Andrew NortonLONDON, Sep 20 2019 – In an alarming imbalance struggling families in rural Bangladesh spend almost US$2 billion a year on preventing climate-related disasters or repairing damage caused by climate change ― far more ...

Biogas Makes Pig Farming More Sustainable in Southern Brazil

By Mario OsavaENTRE RIOS DO OESTE, Brasil, Sep 20 2019 – Biogas has the potential to provide 36 percent of the electricity consumed in Brazil or replace 70 percent of diesel if purified as biomethane, according to the Brazilian Association ...

Not Enough Good Information About Africa’s Climate for Adaptation

Women In Leadership: A Q&A with President Sahle-Work Zewde

By Katja IversenSep 20 2019 (IPS-Partners) Women Deliver President/CEO Katja Iversen discusses women in leadership and links between sexual and reproductive health and rights and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) to advance gender equality with ...

A Brief Guide to the Impacts of Climate Change on Food Production

Credit: Bigstock. By Daisy SimmonsSep 20 2019 – Food may be a universal language – but in these record-breaking hot days, so too is climate change. With July clocking in as the hottest month on Earth in recorded history and extreme ...

‘I Want my Kids to Know What a Rhino and Turtle Are’ – #ClimateStrike Kids Say

By Crystal OrdersonCAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sep 20 2019 – From Nigeria, to Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to South Africa, thousands of African climate campaigners have taken to the streets joining millions around the world ...

Do Women Suffer Greater Loss of Employment than Men in Morbidity?

International Cooperation Required to Solve World’s Severest Problems

Sven Lilienström is Founder of the Faces of Democracy initiative & Faces of Peace initiative By Sven LilienströmSTOCKHOLM, Sep 19 2019 – In an interview with Dan Smith, Director of the renowned Stockholm International Peace Research ...