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miércoles, 7 de mayo de 2014

Are there any organizations working with LGBT people in Uganda?

Are there any organizations working with LGBT people in Uganda?
 - Sexual Minorities Uganda is an umbrella organization consisting of many LGBT advocacy groups in Uganda. The advocacy group has been ...

Wall Street's Top Dogs Discuss the Business Case for LGBT Equality

Wall Street's Top Dogs Discuss the Business Case for LGBT Equality
 - It was Chris Kluwe, the outspoken LGBT advocate, formerly of the Minnesota Vikings, who had come to address the bankers, bond traders, analysts, ...

Most LGBT workers closeted at work, inconsistently protected

Most LGBT workers closeted at work, inconsistently protected
 - A newly released study by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest LGBT civil right ...

7 Tips on How to be an LGBT Rights Advocate

7 Tips on How to be an LGBT Rights Advocate
 - There are no formal qualifications for being an LGBT rights advocate or ally. There are, however, some things that you can do in order to ensure that ...

53 percent of LGBT employees are closeted at work

53 percent of LGBT employees are closeted at work
 - About 53 percent of LGBT employees nationwide are closeted on the job, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the ...

Minimal effort for the minimum wage

Minimal effort for the minimum wage
 - What's preventing my Republican colleagues from giving American ... but it wouldn't do what's necessary to lift minimum-wage workers out of poverty.

Immigration Policy Overlooks the Poverty Migrants Bring

Immigration Policy Overlooks the Poverty Migrants Bring
 - The U.S. has always been known as 'the land of immigrants'. In 2012, 78 Percent of the unauthorized immigrants in America were from ..

The Changing Picture Of Poverty: Hard Work Is 'Just Not Enough'

The Changing Picture Of Poverty: Hard Work Is 'Just Not Enough'
 - Many American families living in or right above the poverty line have flat-screen TVs, cars and cellphones — so what does living in poverty mean ...

Sorry, Pope Francis: Poverty, Not Inequality, Is the Source of Social Evil

Sorry, Pope Francis: Poverty, Not Inequality, Is the Source of Social Evil
 - Since abject poverty has been more or less eliminated in America, wealth itself has become more of a lifestyle choice. Americans often opt to not ...

At Some Point In Your Life, You'll Probably Be In Poverty

At Some Point In Your Life, You'll Probably Be In Poverty
 - More research by Rank's has found that the percentage of the population that spends time in poverty is "exceedingly high" — 40% of Americans ...

House releases poverty study findings

House releases poverty study findings
 - Every region of Pennsylvania struggles with the effects of poverty; from the ... “To many people, the discussion on poverty in America never moves ...

How one plant in Latin America can be deadly

How one plant in Latin America can be deadly
 - Yage, or the drink better known in parts of South American as ayahuasca, has deep roots in many Latin American countries, used primarily by natives ...

Iran and Venezuela “much ado about nothing”

Iran and Venezuela “much ado about nothing”
 - The National Iranian Oil Company has signed several oil contracts and agreements with the South and Central American countries such as Bolivia, ...

Data show maternal mortality significantly reduced in Barbados, Haiti

Data show maternal mortality significantly reduced in Barbados, Haiti
 - New United Nations data show that Barbados and Haiti are among 11 countries in Latin America and Caribbean that have made ...

11 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have reduced maternal mortality, new UN data ...

11 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have reduced maternal mortality, new UN data ...
 - A new United Nations report shows that 11 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have made significant progress in reducing deaths from pregnancy-related causes since 1990. However no country in the region is on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of reducing maternal mortality 75% by 2015.

Social Progress Index Shows U.S. and LatAm Citizens Enjoy Nearly Identical "Well-Being" Ranking

Social Progress Index Shows U.S. and LatAm Citizens Enjoy Nearly Identical "Well-Being" Ranking
 - With the exception of the Opportunity category, where the US scores 82.54 as compared to Latin America's low-50s to mid-70s, the country is on par ...

Lima's air more polluted than any other city in Latin America

Lima's air more polluted than any other city in Latin America
 - Lima's air more polluted than any other city in Latin America ... by WHO in compiling the study was given voluntarily by participating countries, ... The “cleanest” city in Latin America was Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, which had ...

US Farm Bill will undermine regional agriculture

US Farm Bill will undermine regional agriculture
 -  IICA said this development will undermine the ability of major Latin America and Caribbean countries commodity producers and exporters to compete ...

Jet magazine to end print publication, move to digital app

Jet magazine to end print publication, move to digital app
 - Jet magazine, the weekly African American publication famous for chronicling the civil rights movement, is ending its regular print edition after more ...

Aldermen seek hearings on selective high schools' admissions process

Aldermen seek hearings on selective high schools' admissions process
 - African-American student enrollment has declined at the top four selective enrollment schools, even though the African-American population is up at ...

Discrimination associated with mental health woes in black teens

Discrimination associated with mental health woes in black teens
 - The vast majority of African-American and Afro-Caribbean youth face racial discrimination, and these experiences are associated with an increased ...

100 Black Men' Objection to White House “My Brother's Keeper” Initiative Reportedly Resolved

100 Black Men' Objection to White House “My Brother's Keeper” Initiative Reportedly Resolved
 - An association of African-American leaders recently challenged the White House on one of the requirements of its “My Brother's Keeper” initiative, ..

Donald Sterling's racist remarks put spotlight on modern race relations

Donald Sterling's racist remarks put spotlight on modern race relations
 - Revelations of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's reportedly racist comments about African-Americans shine light on contemporary race ...

Going Global helps steer course of international education

Going Global helps steer course of international education
 - Going Global helps steer course of international education ... providers in demand-driven markets including India, China, Africa and Latin America.

DC yoga instructor builds strength, community in Haiti

DC yoga instructor builds strength, community in Haiti
 - Since the 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti four years ago, ... Poverty also plays a role, and half of Haitian adolescent girls live in extreme poverty ...