While it is difficult to know which chocolate is produced by the slave system, one thing is clear: If you buy organic Fair Trade products, you will most probably be boycotting slave chocolate. Anything from Latin America and South America should also be slavery-free.
Audrey had always been a "giver," but she now felt compelled to do something more personally meaningful. She needed to roll her sleeves up and become fully invested in a cause.
Eliminating discrimination is not only the right thing to do; it's also critical to ensure that we have sustained, balanced and inclusive economic growth in all societies -- whether in developed or developing nations, the North or the South, America or Africa.
Why give work? The opportunities we provide to the under-resourced are transformative. Here are five reasons to give work rather than aid.
An unconscionable amount of food is wasted around the globe. Here's a look. (Sporkist/Flickr) The amount of food we waste is enough to ma...
Guest Post By Ash Lauren Rogers, Segal Family Foundation's Director of Operations, based in Kampala, Uganda This week the African Philanthropy Forum...
The education challenges in Nigeria are real and many. There is a teacher shortage of nearly 1.3 million, basic infrastructure is lacking and there is a shortfall of up to 1.2 million classrooms. There are fewer children in school each year due to child marriages and gender and religious biases and education is simply too costly for the poor.
More than 120 community radio activists from 14 Arab countries gathered at the lowest spot on Earth to talk about the challenges of producing, broadcasting and sustaining community owned media, especially radio.
Without thinking twice about it, if I had to name five of my absolute favorite places on Earth, I'd include the Okavango Delta in Botswana on that ...
Yes, it was beautiful, but we weren't here to look. We were here to climb, and through that prism, it was a huge, foreboding, snow-covered monolith that seemed impossible to reach let alone climb and summit.
The Indian Century was one of a vast national movement to eject colonial rule, but it also marked 100 years of ideas that defined nationhood. Those ideas initially focused on economic development.
How do we ensure sustainable economic growth and an ecosystem that promotes innovation without the legal frameworks in place to guarantee transparency, accountability and good governance?
I've been sitting here watching the debate on if it is logical, humane or in any way helpful for Corey Knowlton of the Dallas Safari Club to have paid $350,000.00 to get to kill one of the last rhinos on Earth... for conservation. Yes, FOR conservation. I find this very surreal.
A dizzying panic set in, but then something else washed over me... I felt unfettered, with no past, no loads, no directions or guides, just the woozy exotic moment. I chewed on it like a wad of qat, and felt as edged and alive as I could be.
A beloved, venerable African elephant named Torn Ear was killed in Kenya on February 7 by poachers who shot him with poisoned arrows. Richard Bonham discovered Torn Ear's fatal injury while observing him at a watering hole.
For those who haven't been following every twist and turn of this controversial issue, you may have (wrongly) assumed that the contraception mandate war has long been settled by now. Alas.