Global cities unite to tackle gender inequality

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will has unveiled the capital as a co-founding member of a ground-breaking international network of cities committed to advancing gender equality. ‘CHANGE’ (City Hub and Network for Gender Equity) will see London partner with Los Angeles, Barcelona, Freetown, Mexico City and Tokyo to share best practice in tackling sexism, misogyny and gender-based injustice.  Women and girls around the world continue to face numerous forms of discrimination including lack of opportunities, unequal pay, physical and sexual violence, a disproportionate share of unpaid labour and low…

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New Campaign Urges Vietnamese to Stop Buying Wildlife Products on Eve of Lunar New Year

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, WildAid and CHANGE along with several prominent Buddhist temples are urging Vietnamese citizens to make an auspicious start by protecting rhinos, pangolins, and elephants in a new campaign called, “Be Their Bodhisattva,” or, be their savior. Rhinos, elephants, and pangolins are killed to supply the demand for illegal products. To launch the campaign, real-life statues of the three species kneel “in prayer” to Buddha at the Vinh Nghiem Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). The rhino kneels with its horn cut off,…

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The Diana Award Launches Campaign To Change The Dictionary Definition Of Bullying During #Antibullyingweek

The Diana Award has encouraged dictionary companies to remove the word ‘weak’ from their definitions of bully or bullying. The youth charity feels passionately that people who are bullied should not be stereotyped as weak.  One of the key ways to change this is by removing any reference of strong or weak from the definition. Throughout this week, The Diana Award will be releasing video content revealing some of the reactions from school children about the current definition, as well as an exclusive Snapchat filter. The charity hopes that by…

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