Global Women's Project | Wed, Mar 5, 2014
Welcome to the Global Women’s Project’s Women in India blog! In the upcoming months, we are going to be covering the devastating story of one young woman in the Birbhum District of West Bengal, India who was sentenced to be gang raped by a de-facto village tribunal in January. Check back each week for updates as the GWP continues research and advocacy on this issue. Photo credit Basoo!/CC/cropped
Education for Justice | Fri, Feb 28, 2014
An interactive calendar created by Sr. Dianna Ortiz OSU, EFJ's associate director, highlights 31 remarkable women such as Rachel Corrie, left, who have devoted their lives to peace and justice. Each day features a profile, quote, prayer, reflection questions and a video link regarding the life and work of these women. EFJ also shares a prayer for those who aren't sure how to pray regarding the upheaval in Ukraine. To see the prayer, which is free to all, or subscribe, visit EFJ's website.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Feb 27, 2014
Rio de Janeiro—International seminar participants evaluate global value chain trading trends of developing countries and alert economic communities to the impact of inaccurate data reporting of domestic imports and exports. Click here for full press release.
Ecology and Development | Sat, Feb 8, 2014
The Ecology and Development Project expresses deep respect for the work of Nelson Mandela to improve the sustainability of South Africa through his legislative accomplishments. Under his presidency, South Africans experienced major changes in the quality of their lives as millions accessed telephone lines, the electricity grid, and clean sources of water. He worked for employment equity, workers' rights, and the rights of labor tenants who lived and worked on farms.