On the road with Kosovo's first female president

On the road with Kosovo's first female president
How Atifete Jahjaga fights for the rights of wartime rape victims ​ During the war in 1998 and 1999 between the ethnic Albanian majority fighting for an independent Kosovo, the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA),and Slobodan Milosevic's brutal security forces, an estimate of 20,000 women - and men - were raped, often branded with the Serbian cross and th...
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“Gender alert in the State of Mexico"

“Gender alert in the State of Mexico"
A demonstration against domestic violence in Mexico's capital ​ In Ciudad Juarez, "Six women are killed every day.", which is why it was named 'femicide city' for a long time and also why the 'gender alert' was created in 2007 - to strengthen protection and help for the female victims. "Gender alert in the State of Mexico" chanted some Congresswome...
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"From Trauma to Thriving" - Reset.org writes about Healing Souls

"From Trauma to Thriving" - Reset.org writes about Healing Souls
Healing Souls impressed Reset.org - so much that they wrote a blog article about us! To read the whole article, follow the link below. From Trauma to Thriving, Via Healing Souls | RESET.org In war-ravaged countries, and in those with high levels of poverty, mental health is massively under-resourced, leaving many vulnerable people su...
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Mexico: Child labour and the perils of a lost education

Mexico: Child labour and the perils of a lost education
Prospera Helps Mexican Children Stay in School ​ A lot of Mexican teenage boys, many still years before their growth spurts, drop out of school to start working on sugar cane fields - some out of boredom, some to avoid bullying in school. Unfortunately, this decision has many consequences for the children, not only for their health but also for the...
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'Humanitarian catastrophe' unfolding in Yemen: UN

'Humanitarian catastrophe' unfolding in Yemen: UN
Humanitarian chief says more than 21 million Yemenis are in need of some form of aid and calls for unconditional access. ​ The UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien has said a "humanitarian catastrophe" is unfolding in Yemen with more than 21 million Yemenis in need of some form of aid. "UN agencies and NGO partners are delivering assistance under ...
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