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“CAN WE SHOP TO END POVERTY?”

Global Envision   
August 21st, 2013

“CAN WE SHOP TO END POVERTY?”

Donating that five dollars at the end of your shopping may not be as effective as you think. Global POV, through an artistic video mini-lecture series, explains what poverty truly is and how we can make a lasting difference rather than making that small five dollar donation.

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‘Women On Walls’ Campaign Empowers Women Via Street Art

EGYPT INDEPENDENT   
April 30th, 2013

‘Women On Walls’ Campaign Empowers Women Via Street Art

A street art campaign in Egypt is aiming to increase women’s visibility and mobilize empowerment around gender issues in various communities through graffiti, workshops, and discussion.

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Using Public Art To Transform Cities

Co.EXIST   
April 19th, 2013

Using Public Art To Transform Cities

Artist Lesley Perkes is working on transforming Johannesburg through art that both inspires and also actually improves the urban landscape.

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Afghan Female Artist Beats The Odds

VoiceofAmerica   
January 31st, 2013

Afghan Female Artist Beats The Odds

23 year-old Afghan artist Malina Suliman risks her life to create art in Kandahar, the birthplace of the Taliban, in order to share with the public, through visual representations, of what she feels are the greatest problems and challenges of her generation.

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These Skyscrapers Are Designed To Make You Happy If You Work In Them

Co.EXIST   
November 15th, 2012

These Skyscrapers Are Designed To Make You Happy If You Work In Them

For about a decade the words “sustainable” and “skyscraper” have been conjoined in American architecture. And we’ve actually been building them, not just talking about them.

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Saudi Arabia Launches First Campaign To Stop Violence Against Women

Thomas Reuters Foundation   
May 2nd, 2013

Saudi Arabia Launches First Campaign To Stop Violence Against Women

Saudi Arabia has launched its first campaign against the abuse of women, which is designed to encourage females to speak about their experiences and have a global impact in women’s rights.

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Creative Despite War: A Film On Afghanistan’s Most Resilient Artists

GOOD   
April 26th, 2013

Creative Despite War: A Film On Afghanistan’s Most Resilient Artists

Despite thirty years of conflict, Afghanistan is still home to multiple artists who are part of a blossoming movement that affirms the resilience and strength of humanity and hope.

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Of Monarchs And Migrants- The Arts Of The Immigration Movement

WAGING NONVIOLENCE   
April 14th, 2013

Of Monarchs And Migrants- The Arts Of The Immigration Movement

Immigration activists in the US have been using artistic depictions and symbols of their experience to illustrate the struggles of the migrant community and to motivate others to take action in the fight for immigrant rights.

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Luzinterruptus Creates Stunning Light Installations To Call Attention To Urban Decay

Co.EXIST   
December 2nd, 2012

Luzinterruptus Creates Stunning Light Installations To Call Attention To Urban Decay

An anonymous artistic group in Madrid uses literal light to show pollution and degradation in neglected urban areas in an effort to emphasize the importance of discourse of public space and environmental protection.

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Drawing On Art For Recovery

OdeWire   
November 12th, 2012

Drawing On Art For Recovery

Often, arts projects are seen as luxurious extras in healthcare settings but new research in University College Cork (UCC) has found that arts projects can reduce stigma and social isolation for individuals with mental health problems.

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