In El Salvador, a struggle to survive El Niño

Some days I woke up and saw the sun and didn’t want the day to come.  -- farmer in rural El SalvadorTo raise a family in poverty in Central America you have to be tough, because the setbacks come hard and fast.  Natural hazards like earthquakes and hurricanes pose deadly risks, and...

India’s rich have a smaller Carbon footprint than rich countries’ poor

The carbon footprint of India’s rich is smaller than that of rich countries’ poor, a new report from Oxfam says.India’s wealthiest 10% emit one-quarter the amount of carbon produced annually by the poorest 50% living in the U.S., the nonprofit estimates in its report titled “Extreme Carbon...

“No Woman, No Cry!”

Sharelines Nearly 70% married women justify gender violence in India. @OxfamIndia questions this social acceptance. http://bit.ly/1kXVaST Have you taken the #spotlight quiz yet? Find out where you stand on social freedoms and equality. http://bit.ly/1kXVaST Daughter: Ma (Hindi term for mother),...

Climate change affecting women farmers the most in Chhattisgarh

Sharelines #Climatechange is affecting women farmers the most in #Chhattisgarh. Find out more here. http://bit.ly/1OX4f9v Here are the important recommendations made by @OxfamIndia to help women farmers affected by #climatechange in #Chhattisgarh. http://bit.ly/1OX4f9vDepleting river basins and...

Adoption of Agenda 2030: 17 SDGs for 15 years

Sharelines Lights, camera and action! The world is waiting with bated breath at the #SDGs. What’s in store? Find out. http://bit.ly/1NY9mHkThe next three days are very important. The world is waiting for the #SDGs. @OxfamIndia puts things in perspective. http://bit.ly/1NY9mHk“Lights! Camera...

Adoption of Agenda 2030: 17 SDGs for 15 years

Sharelines Lights, camera and action! The world is waiting with bated breath at the #SDGs. What’s in store? Find out. http://bit.ly/1NY9mHk The next three days are very important. The world is waiting for the #SDGs. @OxfamIndia puts things in perspective. http://bit.ly/1NY9mHk“Lights! Camera!...”...

Five questions about the #GlobalGoals you were too embarrassed to ask

This weekend at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, world leaders will gather to adopt a new set of global development goals for 2016-2030. They are known as the Sustainable Development Goals, or as some people call them, the SDGs, or simply— the Global Goals. President Obama...

Five questions about the #GlobalGoals you were too embarrassed to ask

This weekend at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, world leaders will gather to adopt a new set of global development goals for 2016-2030. They are known as the Sustainable Development Goals, or as some people call them, the SDGs, or simply— the Global Goals. President Obama will be...

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