Archive for November 25th, 2019

25/11/2019

Food for Thought: Dietary Changes Can Improve Our Health, Health of Planet

25 November 2019 (UN Environment)*Our health and what we eat are inextricably linked. A balanced, nutritious diet gives us energy, keeps us focused and keeps many medical conditions at bay.

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But what and how we eat is just as important to planetary health, and right now our diets are helping to create a sickly Earth.

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25/11/2019

Greenhouse Gas Concentrations in Atmosphere Reach Yet Another High

Another year, another record

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25/11/2019

Generation Equality Stands against Rape

Human Wrongs Watch

By UN Women*

End rape—an intolerable cost to society

Generation Equality Stands against Rape. Orange the World

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In her message for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says: “If I could have one wish granted, it might well be a total end to rape”. Read the full message►

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25/11/2019

Why We Must Eliminate Violence against Women

“Sexual violence against women and girls is rooted in centuries of male domination. Let us not forget that the gender inequalities that fuel rape culture are essentially a question of power imbalances.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

25 November 2019 (United Nations)* — Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today remains largely unreported due to the impunity, silence, stigma and shame surrounding it.

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25/11/2019

A Staggering One-in-Three Women, Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse

Human Wrongs Watch

Violence against women and girls is among the most widespread, and devastating human rights violations in the world, but much it is often unreported due to impunity, shame and gender inequality, the UN highlighted ahead of Monday’s [25 November 2019] World Day to stamp out abuse of women and girls. (*)..

UN Women | International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
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25/11/2019

Cultural History

Human Wrongs Watch

By John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service*

Reformed Teaching of History

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John Scales Avery

Human nature has two sides: It has a dark side, to which nationalism and militarism appeal; but our species also has a genius for cooperation, which we can see in the growth of culture.

\Our modern civilization has been built up by means of a worldwide exchange of ideas and inventions. It is built on the achievements of many ancient cultures.

China, Japan, India, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, the Islamic world, Christian Europe, and the Jewish intellectual traditions all have contributed. Potatoes, corn, squash, vanilla, chocolate, chilli peppers, and quinine are gifts from the American Indians.

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