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Eleanor Goldberg is the Editor of HuffPost Impact.

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Benedict Cumberbatch And His Bare Chest Want You To Give Your Clothes To Charity

(0) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 6:03 PM

So, here’s the deal: Benedict Cumberbatch will pose shirtless for you, but you’re going to have to do something in return.

The "Star Trek Into Darkness" star recently recreated the "Pride and Prejudice" scene in which Mr. Darcy (played by Colin Firth in 1995 adaptation) dives into a lake fully...

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Major Donations To Ebola Efforts Came Only After Disease Spiraled Out Of Control

(0) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 2:19 PM

In as early as March, the Ebola crisis was deemed an "unprecedented epidemic." But major donors didn’t get the memo until the disease had already spun out of control.

Despite early warnings from such reputable organizations as Doctors Without Borders, government groups and major donors didn’t really...

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As Ebola Outbreak Spreads, Here's How You Can Help

(2) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 4:09 PM

While the Obama administration is announcing ramped up efforts Tuesday by pledging to send 3,000 U.S. military personnel to help overwhelmed health care systems in West Africa, aid organizations that have been stationed on the ground since the Ebola outbreak hit are still desperate for outside support.

Since...

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El 80% de las mujeres y niñas centroamericanas son violadas al cruzar hacia EE.UU.

(4) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 10:02 AM

Mientras el número de mujeres y niñas centroamericanas que cruzan hacia Estados Unidos sigue aumentando, también está creciendo la sorprendente cantidad de agresiones sexuales que se cometen contra estas migrantes que están en busca de una vida mejor.

De acuerdo con una alarmante investigación de Fusion, el 80...

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5 Years Ago, Best Friend Fulfilled Soldier's Final Wish By Wearing Fluorescent Dress To His Funeral

(46) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 6:35 PM

It should’ve been a somber affair, but that wasn’t Pvt. Kevin Elliott’s style.

While on a break from serving in Afghanistan, Elliott gave his best friend, Barry Delaney, specific instructions were he to die in action. The Dundee, Scotland, soldier made Delaney promise that he would wear a...

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Chilling PSA Reminds Us That Human Trafficking Victims Are Exploited In Our Neighborhoods

(7) Comments | Posted September 13, 2014 | 3:06 PM

While it may seem like it’s a third-world issue, human trafficking victims are being exploited in our neighborhoods, hotels, at sporting events and many other local places that hit far too close to home.

According to the FBI, an estimated 15,000...

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Prince Harry Plays Wheelchair Rugby To Raise Awareness For Wounded Vets

(5) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 6:56 PM

Prince Harry has long championed veterans’ causes from the sidelines, but on Friday, he took a spin in their shoes when he tried his hand at murderball to promote the Invictus Games in London.

The four-day sporting event, which launched on Wednesday with the help of first lady...

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80% Of Central American Women, Girls Are Raped Crossing Into The U.S.

(144) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 9:27 AM

As the number of Central American women and girls crossing into the U.S. continues to spike, so is the staggering amount of sexual violence waged against these migrants who are in search of a better life.

According to a stunning Fusion investigation, 80 percent of women and girls...

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The UN Basically Just Made Jon Stewart Their Next Peacekeeper

(2) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 4:54 PM

Considering the amount of devastation that’s plaguing the world right now, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon needs to be prepared for disaster to strike at any moment. That’s probably why he came armed with a peacekeeping helmet to his "Daily Show" interview on Tuesday night.

Ban talked with...

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After 9/11, Hundreds Of Charities Launched. Now, Here Are The Few Left Standing

(3) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 9:10 AM

In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, well-meaning supporters rushed to establish nonprofits that could address victims’ pressing and long-term needs.

Thirteen years later, just a handful remain.

In the immediate aftermath, the IRS fast-tracked the approval of 300 new Sept. 11-related charities. But...

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Cory Booker Gave Away 81% Of His Income To Charity Last Year

(85) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 2:35 PM

The benevolent senator who once saved a neighbor from a burning building and took a self-imposed food stamp challenge, has restored our faith in humanity again, but this time it was just by reaching into his own wallet.

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) took...

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More Proof That Giving Housing To Homeless Is Cheap, Effective And Will Make Tenants Happy

(17) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 10:34 AM

A number of studies have already proved it. But another nonprofit has stepped in to further demonstrate that providing housing is the cheapest and most efficient way to keep at-risk individuals from becoming homeless.

Boston-based HomeStart, a nonprofit that works to prevent homelessness, offers a number of programs...

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While Most Kids Wrapped Up 1st Week Of School, 31 Million Girls Were Kept Out Of Classrooms

(1) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 5:17 PM

Across the globe, students stocked up on fresh supplies and caught up with old classmates last week. But for 31 million girls, there were no teachers to meet, no first-day jitters to quell and no new homework to get cracking on.

The issue of girls being deprived of...

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1 In 10 Girls Globally Has Been Sexually Assaulted: New Report

(11) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 8:41 AM

An alarming number of girls around the world are being sexually abused and the figures may be even higher than experts estimate because victims are reluctant to come forward, an eye-opening report has concluded.

After analyzing data from 190 countries, UNICEF found that violence against children is rampant...

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En Inde, l'installation de toilettes dans les villages devrait empêcher la violence envers les femmes

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 2:14 PM

Les habitants d'un village indien, où deux adolescentes ont été violées et pendues, pourront dormir sur leurs deux oreilles maintenant que des toilettes ont été installées à proximité.

L'organisation à but non-lucratif Sulabh International a entrepris d'installer 108 espaces sanitaires dans cette région ravagée par la pauvreté, rapporte...

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Teen With Cancer Remixes Jay Z With 'Bald So Hard,' Shows How To Laugh When Battling Disease

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 2:08 PM

Paging Jay Z: There’s a teen at a hospital in Philadelphia with whom you may want to collaborate.

Since April, Tom G., 19, has been battling acute myeloid leukemia which often leaves him exhausted and confined to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) where he’s being treated, CBS...

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Toilets Could Protect Women In India From Getting Raped

(91) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 3:46 PM

A reeling Indian village where two teen cousins were brutally gang raped and hanged may be able to sleep more soundly now that new toilets have been installed in the area.

Last May, the 14- and 15-year-old girls from Katra village in Uttar Pradesh state were gang raped...

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Jennifer Lawrence Photo Leak Prompts Strange Charity Fund, Nonprofit Rejects Any Donations

(16) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 5:38 PM

After ogling at hundreds of leaked nude celebrity photos over the weekend, the Internet tried to repent by donating money to charity. But a leading cancer research nonprofit isn’t interested in any of the contributions.

The anonymous 4chan user who unleashed hundreds of naked images of major celebrities...

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More Women Than Men Are Dying From Ebola

(11) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 6:22 PM

The current Ebola outbreak may ultimately infect as many as 20,000 people and a disproportionate number of those cases will be women, experts say.

Since this strain of the disease first hit Guinea in May, 1,552 people have succumbed to Ebola, which has been rapidly making...

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Supermarket Donates Ice Cube Sales To ALS, Challenges Competitors To Do The Same

(1) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 2:24 PM

Thanks to the viral ice bucket challenge, in-demand cubes are flying out of freezers and one supermarket is using the surge to contribute to the cause.

British supermarket giant Tesco is donating its profits from rocketing ice cube sales to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, a U.K....

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