Brazil President Ms. Dilma Rousseff outlines importance of transparency & internet privacy

Brazil President Ms. Dilma Rousseff outlines importance of transparency & internet privacy

WNN Breaking (WNN) United Nations, New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Touching on the importance of transparency and freedom of the internet, President Ms. Dilma Rousseff of Brazil opened the debate at the United Nations in New York yesterday in a high level annual meeting at the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly. The President’s […]

Battle against hunger lost without gender empowerment

Battle against hunger lost without gender empowerment

Thalif Deen – Thomson Reuters Foundaton – AlertNet via  IPS – Inter Press Service – Friday 7 June, 2013 UNITED NATIONS, Jun 6 2013 (IPS) – When the United Nations launched its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) back in 2001, two of its primary objectives were to halve extreme poverty and hunger by 2015 and promote […]

Advocates for US domestic workers bill stay stubborn and strong for equal rights

Advocates for US domestic workers bill stay stubborn and strong for equal rights

Jessica Buchleitner – WNN Features (WNN) San Francisco, CALIFORNIA, U.S.: While employed as a “home-care worker,” Teresa, a Mexican national, often returned to her own home after a day of work demeaned and discouraged. She didn’t talk about it at first, but often witnessed abuse in the house where she worked, watching the disabled woman […]