All over the world, women are the target of sexual and labor exploitation. Cecilia Oebanda-Pacis is fighting for the rights of women and children living in modern slavery.
SDG #10-Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Development Goal 10: The international community has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty. However, inequality still persists and large disparities remain in access to health and education services and other assets.There is growing consensus that economic growth is not sufﬁcient to reduce poverty if it is not inclusive. To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in principle paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.
Activism comes with a price. Sometimes it’s fighting polar bears and jumping into ice-packed water, as Eirliani Abdul Rahman had to learn.
Some North American restaurateurs recently started to eliminate tipping. At the root of these efforts is the deep social injustice created by the practice.
Many young Syrian refugees who flee to Lebanon have no access to education. Photographer Erol Gurian is using his journalistic skills to help them gain media literacy through producing a newspaper.
Unemployment and urban decay are major problems in Baltimore, USA. Humanim turns these challenges into opportunities.
“Unfairness is something I have very little tolerance for.” This is why international advisor and match-maker Diego Osorio goes to places most people would shy away from.
Dream big! You don’t know where your dreams might take you. Follow Eirliani Abdul Rahman as she is preparing for an expedition to Antarctica to raise awareness for sexual child abuse.
In Baltimore, the rift between rich and poor, black and white, hope and despair is enormous. Still, some people refuse to give up.