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Eleanor Goldberg is the Editor of HuffPost Impact.

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Underwear Campaign Shares Powerful #BriefMessage About Violence Against Women

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2015 | 5:21 PM

No, these women aren’t getting their panties in a bunch. They’re just getting the world to listen.

Across the globe, more than a third of women have been affected by physical or sexual violence, according to a 2013 WHO report, but those figures may be even higher...

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The Nonprofit Sector Is Going On A Hiring Spree This Year: Report

(2) Comments | Posted March 5, 2015 | 8:52 AM

Here’s more proof that it pays to give back.

Half of U.S. nonprofits plan on creating new positions this year, and will outpace the private sector while they’re at it, according to a recent Nonprofit HR report. The industry is expected to continue to grow as the economy...

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A Whopping 76% Of Teachers Say Kids Come To School Hungry. Here's What's Being Done

(98) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 8:59 AM

After years of teaching elementary school, there’s one struggling student in particular that Robbie Butler cannot shake from her mind.

“Ms. Butler, I’m hungry,” the boy would tell her every day. “I don’t have any food at home.

Butler is hardly alone in feeling concern for students...

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California Bill Would Stem Criminalization Of Homelessness Statewide

(9) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 12:41 PM

Anti-homelessness laws are on the rise in California, but one state lawmaker is pushing back against the trend.

Criminalizing homelessness has spiked in the Golden State, a tactic experts and advocates say achieves nothing but fostering a tense environment and more targeted violence against homeless...

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Poor Farmers Lose Income When Milk Spoils During Delivery. This $5 Jug Helps Solve That

(8) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 5:36 PM

In Kenya alone, 80 percent of the milk is produced by small-scale farmers who helplessly watched their income source spill and spoil during delivery.

For dairy farmers in developing countries, one of the greatest challenges is safely transporting milk to its destination, since the flimsy pails they...

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Net Neutrality Nonprofit Wins Reddit's Top Charity Vote

(6) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 3:00 PM

Proponents of net neutrality are marking Thursday’s historic ruling by doing what they do best –- further protecting the rights of Internet users.

In layman's terms, the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) stunning decision means that broadband is considered a public utility (like electricity or telephone service)...

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India's Slum Children Push Politicians To Provide Clean Water, Toilets

(2) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 9:11 AM

Struggling Indian kids have heard their government’s promises, but they haven’t seen much action –- so they’re taking matters into their own little hands.

More than 65 million people reside in India’s slums, where children are obligated to shoulder chores and crises that typically belong to...

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Katy Perry Shares Somber Message From Auschwitz

(19) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 3:22 PM

Katie Perry struck a somber note on Wednesday while visiting the site of one of the most notorious concentration camps.

The day after the "Roar" singer played a show at the Krakow Arena in Poland, according to People, Perry toured Auschwitz-Birkenau, where Nazis killed an estimated...

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Teachers Ensure Poor Kids Are Fed On Snow Days When They Can't Get Free School Lunch

(14) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 1:20 PM

While most kids rejoice upon hearing the news of a snow day, many low-income children dread that phone call more than anything else during the winter season.

Across the country, more than 21 million children qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch, but when classes aren’t...

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Powerful PSA Shows A Side Of Bullies You Haven't Seen Before

(39) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 3:40 PM

Bullies are revved up, overpowering aggressors and their victims are defenseless, self-loathing kids. At least that’s the standard picture most often painted.

But a new PSA will have you rethinking these long-established, clear-cut roles.

In conjunction with its annual anti-bullying awareness event, Pink Shirt Day released...

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Meet The 'Malala' Of Syria Who's Urging Refugees To Get An Education

(3) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 9:03 AM

She’s been dubbed the “Malala” for Syrian refugees and it’s easy to see why.

After fleeing the horrors of her country’s bloody civil war, Mezon Almellehan and her family made their way to Jordan where they faced a slew of new struggles, but the 16-year-old’s resolve has remained...

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Malnourished Families Wait To Eat So Everyone Is Fed, Teach Us A Lesson In Compassion

(1) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 12:51 PM

Making sacrifices is an unavoidable part of daily life for impoverished people, but many families will do whatever it takes to not give up a beloved tradition.

Across the globe, 805 million people struggle with hunger, but when poor families manage to scrape some food together, many make...

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Here's Who Is Helping Women Forced Into Prostitution, Teen Pregnancy During Ebola Outbreak

(2) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 2:31 PM

The U.N. is optimistic that West Africa can hit zero Ebola cases by mid-April, but vulnerable girls in the region are facing a new debilitating epidemic -- a spike in teen pregnancy and prostitution.

Due to prolonged school closings and widespread deaths of parents and caregivers, girls...

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「ホームレスの人々を犯罪者扱いするな」 怒りのたいまつ掲げ、市長に抗議

(2) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 6:04 AM

虐待されているホームレスの人々を見ることに心を痛めていたオレゴン州ポートランドの怒れる活動家たちが、市長が無視できないような方法で抗議した。

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Here's An Easy Way To Donate $1 To Charity Every Day

(2) Comments | Posted February 19, 2015 | 2:48 PM

Any expert will tell you that if you’re going to give to charity, make sure to do your due diligence. And a lot of it.

But since researching a nonprofit’s overhead expenses, IRS filings and watchdog ratings is hardly the fun part of giving back, a new...

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Athlete Tattooed His Body With Names Of 50 People In Need For Hunger Awareness

(2) Comments | Posted February 19, 2015 | 9:20 AM

Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimović is used to doling out autographs. But now, instead of his own, he’s writing out the names of people struggling with hunger who are in need of a spotlight.

Ibrahimović, a striker for the Paris-Saint-Germain football club, tattooed the names of 50...

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Historic Health Push Aims To Wipe Out Elephantiasis, Disease That Causes Intense Social Stigma And Pain

(3) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 2:06 PM

Though nearly 1.4 billion people are at risk of developing a disfiguring disease that’s easily preventable, it remains one of the most overlooked conditions. But a powerful new campaign hopes to change that.

Lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis, is a neglected tropical disease (NTD)...

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73 Graffiti Artists Tagged A 'Prison-Like' School To Show That Low-Income Kids Deserve The Arts Too

(7) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 10:05 AM

Khiara Limunoz, 14, is a top student. She’s the kind of kid whom teachers brag about and believe in. But no amount of positive reinforcement could relieve the dread Khiara felt every day when she walked into her Miami middle school.

"I did not want to come. Honestly, I...

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Dental Students Volunteer To Give Homeless Top-Quality Care

(2) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 5:29 PM

Updated on Feb. 18 at 12 P.M. EST

Three-year-old Anisa saw a dentist for the first time in her life on Monday, and considering how difficult it is for homeless people to get such care, she’s fortunate she didn’t have to wait any longer.

According to a 2010 National Institutes...

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Familles à faible revenu : un enfant américain sur deux ne déjeune pas le matin

(1) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 4:57 PM

Les enfants américains issus de familles au revenu modeste sont de moins en moins bien nourris. Et malgré les systèmes d'aide mis en place, beaucoup d'entre eux ne prennent pas de déjeuner le matin.

Un enfant sur cinq dépendait des bons alimentaires et presque la moitié des enfants issus...

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