Category Archives: Transnational

Equality

I absolutely love this photo. Everything else is blurred out- as if it does not matter- and the only thing in focus and centralized is equality. It is what everyone should focus on and strive for!

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World Congress against Sex Exploitation, Human Trafficking and forced labor 2012

Open letter. World Congress against Sex Exploitation, Human Trafficking and forced labor (WCSEHTFL) 2012 will hold a conference to discuss the new dimensions of commercial sexual exploitation of children and combating human and sex trafficking worldwide. The conference will take … Continue reading

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U.N.: Children’s Rights Taken Into Account in Bussiness with New Principles

According to the U.N., UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children have developed Children’s Rights and Business Principles, which is the first initiative created to guide businesses on the actions they can take in the workplace, marketplace and … Continue reading

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Posters of International Issues

I found these photos when I was on Stumbleupon and thought they were amazing. So I thought I would share some of my favorite with you.   Human Rights Violations   Child Mortality STDs   WAR VICTIMS   GLOBAL WARMING … Continue reading

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Two Representatives Introduced a Resolution on Joseph Kony

According to CBS News, two lawmakers introduced a resolution on Tuesday to counter Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army amidst a KONY 2012 video that generated over 70 million views on YouTube. “The resolution introduced by Reps. Jim McGovern, … Continue reading

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Computers will one day be humans?

According to CNN, Ray Kurzweil, a futurist and inventor, believes that the line between human and technology is blurring so much that one day it will merge and computers will be accepted as human. Kurzweil sited Apple’s Siri as a … Continue reading

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Invisible Children CEO defends KONY 2012 Video

The creators of the KONY 2012 video that drew over 70 million viewers have created another video to defend the work Invisible Children does. Ben Kessney, CEO of Invisible Children, addresses each of the major concerns that viewers had about … Continue reading

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This is me …

The most profound thing ever said to me was, “if you were not here, you would be making the shoes you are wearing.” There has never been a truer statement. I am a 21-year-old woman who was adopted from Seoul, … Continue reading

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Treatment of Women Unequally, Risks Statelessness in 26 Countries

According to a U.N. Refugee Agency press release, there are 26 countries that do not allow women to confer their nationality on their children. This discrimination can leave children stateless. “Most of the states that deny mothers the right to … Continue reading

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Authorities Bust Pedophile Network, 10 Arrested

According to CNN, 10 people were arrested Thursday for allegedly capturing, viewing and disseminating images of children doing sexual acts in an expansive international pedophile network. The 10 arrested in Italy, France, Portugal and the United States do not include … Continue reading

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