The challenge we face is really two complicated dilemmas folded into one: that is, we need to find ways to provide reliable energy to billions of impoverished people without relying on fossil fuels to do it.
An astonishing new UN Women ad campaign is showing what the world is saying about our daughters and the women in our lives.
Eventually, Assad or his sons must renounce power; history teaches that no repressive regime lasts forever. But how long until this family falls? How long until "might makes right" is replaced by morality, until the pen and law and human decency really do triumph over the sword?
Modern-day slavery is a human rights violation hidden in the shadows of our globalized markets. Today, it is estimated that tens of millions of adults and children are living in conditions of modern-day slavery around the world.
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The fact that the OPCW exists made it possible for the international community to prevent a U.S. attack on Syria, which had seemed inevitable just weeks ago and the likely disastrous consequences that would have followed.
The essence of radical perspective on women -- and this is not a perspective specific to the extremists of the Muslim world -- is based on an understanding which considers women to be deficient both religiously and mentally.
Rather, is it not time to stop victimizing ourselves further and take her story to stand for something that is larger than our self-pitying mentalities?
Iran was selected to serve in a senior role on the U.N Committee for Disarmament and International Security. A farce, tragedy or both?
The Beetles Are Baaaaaack... and Now They're Decimating Spruce Forests with climate change, reports Katie Valentine at Climate Progress. Over the pas...
Yes, we booked a science event during UNGA week -- but it's a decision we would repeat again -- because science conversations should not be separate from policy conversations; they should be intricately intertwined.
I strongly believe that we all need to invest in the mental health needs of all of our school systems by providing on-site services that are easily accessible to students. This will help normalize mental health outreach.
Jensine Larsen is the founder of World Pulse, a global media platform and communication network devoted to bringing women a global voice. Photo cred...
Syria's chemical weapons are being dismantled because 1,400 civilians were poisoned and the world was rightly outraged. We must not wait for another weapon of mass destruction to be unleashed upon the world before we act with the same urgency.
Malala Yousafzai, 16 years old, is the proud recipient of the Sakharov Prize...
The Day of the Girl is a way for everyone to do their part and demand more, so that no classroom door is ever closed on a girl, so that no girl is married off before her 15th birthday and so that every person has the opportunity to reach their full potential.