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Social Inclusion

Finance, Renewable Energy And Social Inclusion Are Key To A Sustainable Future

Yvo de Boer | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Yvo de Boer

When opening the Climate Summit in Copenhagen, I quote one of my favorite Guyanese creole sayings: wan wan dutty build dam. Put differently, every house must sit on solid foundations and we build it one brick at a time.

What Is Normal?

Emma Davidson | Posted 04.11.2016 | Parents
Emma Davidson

What do we even mean by labelling things "normal," are we tagging them as socially acceptable? If you're not "normal," does that make you abnormal? A word that we so frequently associate with weird and therefore a lack of social acceptability?

The 5 Pillars to Feminine Leadership

Luna Love | Posted 01.11.2016 | Women
Luna Love

Feminine Leadership is a way to lead us towards Full Spectrum Leadership where we are equally balanced in the highest qualities of both the masculine and feminine as we work together.

Stuck on Simple: The Challenge of Moving Beyond Diversity to Inclusion

Deborah N. Archer | Posted 09.14.2015 | Black Voices
Deborah N. Archer

When it comes to affirmative action, we remain stuck on simple. This is part of a national trend where we keep debating seemingly straightforward, and long-resolved, questions and therefore are unable to tackle the harder questions that could bring us closer to true equality.

Women: A Transformative Force for Socio-Economic Global Good

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 08.09.2016 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

By empowering women and by granting micro-finance loans to open up their business, they can become and play an active role in society, both in their households decision-making and at societal and community level.

Integrating Roma Into Europe's Future: Change Must Come From Within

Athéna Tacet | Posted 06.23.2016 | World
Athéna Tacet

A large majority of the estimated 10-12 million Roma living in Europe, six million of them in the EU and the majority in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and Romania, continue to face social-economic prejudice, exclusion from mainstream education and healthcare, intolerance, xenophobia and stigmatization.

When Tourism and Sports Team Up for Development and Peace

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 05.14.2016 | World
Gaia Paradiso

From an international tourist's perspective traveling for leisure purposes, the main reasons to travel to Brazil are 1. Sun & beach 65,9 % ; 2. Nature, 3. Eco-tourism and Adventure 19 %; 4. Culture 11, 4 %, 5. Sports 1, 8 %, 6. Night entertainment 0, 9%.

A New Wave of Development, Banks and Cooperation: Practical Solutions

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 09.14.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

These days are fully equipped with high level meetings on the two sides of the world.

Searching for Meaning in Paris

Katherine Milligan | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Katherine Milligan

Over and over, panellists spoke about the need to bring values and meaning back into our monetary and governance systems if we hope to create a prosperous world in the truest sense of the word.

Testimony From a Mother Supported by Saúde Criança/Brazil Child Health

Saude Crianca | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Saude Crianca

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgIn 2011, I was devastated when my five-year-old son, Ricardo, had a stroke.

Saúde Criança: Snapshots from the Inside

Saude Crianca | Posted 12.07.2013 | Impact
Saude Crianca

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpg While the positive effects of Saúde Criança's work on families was evident, I couldn't help but wonder about the experiences of its staff and volunteers.

Comprehensive and Successful Healthcare: Innovations from Brazil

Saude Crianca | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Saude Crianca

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpg Saúde Criança's holistic approach to healthcare is an investment that provides positive returns to society.

Social Inclusion: Four Successful Initiatives and One Missed Opportunity

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Marginalized communities are often situated in slum areas that lack access to proper transportation, Internet coverage and other necessary services that would allow them to become included citizens.

Let Eklavya Into Our Schools

Tarun Cherukuri | Posted 11.19.2013 | World
Tarun Cherukuri

India's underprivileged children still face barriers to education today. Policies like Right to Education (RTE) Clause 12, which reserves 25 percent of the class in private schools to "scholarship seats", can enable social inclusion and remove these barriers.

Will Russia's Regressive Law Eclipse Olympics' Social Progress?

Ann Duffy | Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports
Ann Duffy

Who would expect this sort of regressive legislation from a country that decriminalized homosexuality two decades ago, is a member of the G8 and G20 and has sought the world's attention and applause in bidding for and winning the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games?

A Latin Solution to an African Problem

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Direct cash transfers can be more than a smart way to deliver social assistance. In fact, they may provide Africa with a neat solution to its most urgent problem: how to handle its massive commodity bonanza.