World Water Day 2018 and Cape Town’s unprecedented water crisis reminds us to get serious about water crises related to climate change, population growth, waste, and mismanagement, says Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki.
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More than a thousand women condemn sexual misconduct in international aid sectorMore than a thousand women condemn sexual misconduct in international aid sector
More than 1,100 women living and working within the international aid sector in 81 countries have signed an open letter demanding that women be "taken seriously by men and decision makers in humanitarian and development organizations".
The Oxfam sexual exploitation scandal signals the arrival of the moment for an honest public conversation about charities' role in society, the white saviour mentality, gender relations, charity accountability, and the impact of western aid and power in developing countries.
How activists of color lose battles against Facebook’s moderator armyHow activists of color lose battles against Facebook’s moderator army
While Facebook professes a commitment to stopping hate, harassment and discrimination, the social media behemoth's reporting policies and human moderators often punish users of color who speak out against racism or justifiably criticize white people.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf no champion of gender equity in politicsLiberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf no champion of gender equity in politics
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Liberia’s "acutely patriarchal political system" are to blame for the decreasing number of women elected to office in the west African country.
Facebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men from Hate Speech But Not Black ChildrenFacebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men from Hate Speech But Not Black Children
Internal Facebook documents recently reviewed by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom, reveal that the social media behemoth's censors often condone hate speech by white men but punish racialized minorities and activist groups for legitimate political expression.