In A Conflict Environment, Look To Universal Principles Of Law

Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship   
August 23rd, 2013

In A Conflict Environment, Look To Universal Principles Of Law

Sakena Yacoobi, founder of the Afghan Institute of Learning, explains that to be able to bring a country out of violence and lawlessness, education in universal human laws is a necessity.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


The Most Dangerous Myths About Women And War

Your Middle East   
May 26th, 2013

The Most Dangerous Myths About Women And War

Sustainable peace is impossible without purposefully engaging women throughout the process. The recognition of women, and their roles in a community, could be the answer to rebuilding societies torn apart by violence.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Ethiopia: ‘The Truth Is That All Problems Have Solutions’ – Even Climate Change

allAfrica   
September 6th, 2012

Ethiopia: ‘The Truth Is That All Problems Have Solutions’ – Even Climate Change

It has proved successful as it has earned the members of this association enough money to feed their families, pay school fees for their children and even create employment opportunities for others.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...


How She Leads: Sue Garnett, Ecom

GreenBiz   
June 24th, 2012

How She Leads: Sue Garnett, Ecom

With Garnett’s leadership, Ecom brings coffee consumers and farmers closer together by promoting a more sustainable way of coffee production.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+3 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Birthing Justice: Women In Peace-Building: Peace Amidst War for Resource Control

Other Worlds    Yobo Member
April 3rd, 2012

Birthing Justice: Women In Peace-Building: Peace Amidst War for Resource Control

Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+11 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Against Famine And Empower Women Across The Sahel

Nourishing the Planet   
June 11th, 2013

Against Famine And Empower Women Across The Sahel

Sahel, a struggling region of Africa, constantly faces the very real possibility of famine. In order to combat the frequent shortages of food in the area, cereal banks have been set up all over to provide a safety net for communities. Not only does it give the people greater food security, but it also promotes women as leaders of these banks, giving them significant roles in their villages and towns.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...


Arab Women’s Unfinished Revolution

PROJECTSYNDICATE   
March 1st, 2013

Arab Women’s Unfinished Revolution

Despite participation in the Arab Spring protests that bean in late 2010, women across the Middle East remain second-class citizens and fear the loss of rights on a daily basis. However, more movements and efforts to integrate women into political and economic life are underway.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Cameroon: Nation Enlists Women in Reforestation Effort

allAfrica   
August 29th, 2012

Cameroon: Nation Enlists Women in Reforestation Effort

But tackling deforestation and climate change aren’t the only aims of the project; it also hopes to support women by providing additional income and easing poverty.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+2 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


How Women Are Changing The Tech World

USA Today   
June 5th, 2012

How Women Are Changing The Tech World

Reshaping a time-worn narrative isn’t easy. Social revolutions rarely are, especially when you’re a woman trying to break into the boys’ club that is Silicon Valley. But an emerging class of early-stage tech start-up executives is helping dispel the notion that there isn’t a leading role for them in the male-dominated valley.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+4 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Women’s Work for Change Celebrated in Atlanta

AFSC    Yobo Member
March 22nd, 2012

Women’s Work for Change Celebrated in Atlanta

Atlanta hosted a powerful discussion in celebration of Women’s History Month, when AFSC staff gathered women activists for “A Woman’s Place: In Peace & Politics,” in conjunction with an exhibit by renowned photographer Jim Alexander.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+5 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


What's Hot


Popular Posts

Recent Comments

Archives



Dig Deeper

Environment

Food & Health

Inspirational

Peace

Education

Science & Technology

yob.o community

or
Join Us!
Sign In or Register using:

More OpenID providers


1 percent for the planet
© 2010-2012, Your Olive Branch. All rights reserved, except where otherwise noted. Third party content is the property of its respective provider or its licensor.
Site design generously donated by MRW Connected and Tank.