CSW61 Kicks Off

The commission on the Status of Women begins today. This year’s theme: “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. “The Commission is one of the largest annual gathering of global leaders, NGOs...

Famine, Explained (VIDEO)

What three conditions trigger the United Nations to declare a "famine?"  What causes a famine? And how do you stop a famine? These questions are acute right now as the world faces an unprecedented number of peo...

Dozens Killed in Garbage Dump Landslide

Many people lived in an informal settlement near the dump. “A mountain of trash gave way in a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital, killing at least 46 people and leaving several dozen mi...