The Gender Equality and Returns program is paving the way for women to assume leadership roles in Bangladesh, educating and helping them to pursue a fairer, more just workplace.
China’s exam-oriented system is going through a huge change: six- and seven-year-olds will no longer have written exams, helping take off a major load of pressure for both students and their parents.
North Carolina, United States has become the first southern state to grant former inmates their right to vote, a ruling which aims at redressing the state’s racist origins of its “felon disenfranchisement” law.
The recent win of the opposition party in Zambia serves as a prime example of democratic and peaceful elections for other African countries to follow should they wish to move away from authoritarianism.
In an ambitious plan to tackle poverty and encourage peacemaking measures worldwide, Switzerland has pledged to give $12 billion over the next three years, positioning itself as a leader in spending for international aid.
Sub-Saharan African countries have seen female literacy progress steadily over the last five decades, an empowering step towards unlocking a human capital that positively affects all aspects of society.
In its efforts to become circular and carbon positive by 2030, the Swedish furniture multinational Ikea has launched a buyback service in many countries, and wishes to add the United States to the list.
In Malawi, a radio show led by local youths doesn’t shy away from discussing taboo topics such as HIV and child marriage, inspiring and helping the millions of young people across the nation who listen to this crucial source of information.
The state of Illinois, United States, will now be the first to add a media literacy unit to its schools' computer literacy classes, to help teenagers better recognize and fight misinformation on the Internet.
A community project is rebuilding their destroyed village in Northern Uganda - and shifting their dependence towards solar energy and shea butter.