Clad in a gentle pink suit, cream blouse and pearls, she could have been the wife of a Methodist Minister or Headmistress at a conservative girls' school. But the demur package was only a veneer.
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Resources, leadership and long-term commitments are necessary to close persistent gender gaps and improve the rights and well-being of millions of girls around the world.
UNITED NATIONS -- The whirr of saws and buzz of drills flood buildings better accustomed to the speeches of world leaders as the United Nations' iconi...
Clearly, religion has provided a shared language for leaders and the public throughout American history. Preston believes it is a "missing link, a vital but unrecognized part of the story."
In developing countries, a woman dies from complications of pregnancy or childbirth every 90 seconds, a person is infected with AIDS every 12 seconds and a child dies every four seconds. The call to action is urgent.
Monday night, in remembrance of the one-year anniversary of Israel's Operation Cast Lead that killed 1,400 Gazans, and in solidarity with the 1,400 in...
The EU and U.S. know that sanctions cannot destroy but only weaken Iran's vast economy, given that rising oil prices have tripled Iran's revenue during the past two years.
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