These are stark, grim figures from the U.S government: an estimated 1,770 children were killed as a result of maltreatment in 2009, while a 2011 congressional report concluded the real […]
So far, more than 50 countries have either joined or applied to be members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The bank̵ ...
China is a superpower and the preferred partner of many governments in Africa, and is why last month’s 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa ...
In the U.S. most people would assume that music is taught in all schools, yet sadly they would be wrong. For many, when they were in school, music cla ...
The Inmoov Explorer is a full size 3D printed robot that will allow children to explore the world from their hospital room here in the U.K. and is known as the [...]
Women are geared up to lead in this new era. Girls now match boys in mathematical achievement: in the U.S. alone, 140 women are enrolled in higher education for every [...]
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight broad goals with targets ranging from eradicating extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by 2015. [...]
International Women’s Day, 8 March, is a time to reflect on progress made, call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played [...]
This is a news story that probably didn’t make most of the global headlines, but is a story that has consequences for us all: Australia has lost one in ten [...]
Rape and sexual violence are used as tactics of war in conflicts across the world. Sadly, sexual violence is often used for political ends, as a means of ethnic cleansing [...]
The planet’s food system is in a sensitive balance, as its ecosystem is at threat from natural and man-made issues. These dangers has spurred the scientific community to proactively seek [...]