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Ending Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Ending Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Over 200 million women have undergone female genital mutilation (#FGM), a procedure where their vagina has been cut or mutilated. FGM occurs in over 90 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, as well as in Europe, the US and other places people from those countries move. Learn tips on conducting outreach to communities where FGM occurs.

Universal Income

Universal Income

Instead of providing welfare payments to people who have to prove they have extremely low incomes, an alternative theory involves guaranteeing a basic income to everyone. The latest guaranteed income program is in Los Angeles county, California, USA. The Breathe program targets people with lower incomes who have been hurt by COVID-19. It will provide $1,000 a month to 1,000 people for 3 years, helping them “breathe easier”.

Helping Ukraine

Helping Ukraine

(updated) How can you help the people in the Ukraine? By supporting #charities that support the people. At this point, it's most important to support humanitarian organizations, including those helping refugees. Liberico (lphr.org) https://lnkd.in/dQYpQfEm Vostok SOS...

How to promote public policy

How to promote public policy

Facts alone cannot win political debates. Facts do not conquer hearts. Too often scientists think the public will be swayed by facts. Read more on how to promote policies.

Methane

Methane

How can the fossil fuel, waste management and agriculture sectors decrease methane? A science policy symposium from the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (#CCAC) last week provided policy experiences and recommendations from experts.

Vergewaltigung

Vergewaltigung

Vergewaltigung ist eine erfolgreiche Straftat in der Schweiz, laut Kriminalitätsstatistiken. Wurden in der Schweiz durchschnittlich nur 22,8 Prozent der Beschuldigten verurteilt. Der Unterschied zwischen Kantonen ist gross.