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Plight of Women in Afghanistan Highlighted by Protests Against Murder

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – As we scan the Internet for global news, we read of the good news—breakthroughs in medicine, efforts to address climate change—and the bad news: war horrors, natural calamities and the like. One particular story may have caught your attention in the bad news department. Last month, Farkhunda, a young woman aged 27, was beaten to death by a crowd in central Kabul.

Tweens and Teens Who Skip Lunch: Nestlé Takes On A Nutritional Issue

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We know food is our fuel, and that lunch raises our blood sugar level in the middle of the day, making better concentration for the rest of the afternoon possible. For children, this meal is even more important. This is when they get their vitamins and nutrients for the day; if they don’t get the supplements their bodies need, their mental and physical developments could suffer.

“Glee” Supports Music Education In American Schools

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In the U.S. most people would assume that music is taught in all schools, yet sadly they would be wrong. For many, when they were in school, music classes were a consistent part of the curriculum, but over the last few decades, schools have cut music programs under budgetary pressures.

The Robots For Good Project: Aiming To Improve Lives Of Hospitalised Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The Inmoov Explorer is a full size 3D printed robot that will allow children to explore the world from their hospital room here in the U.K. and is known as the Robots For Good project. It combines state-of-the-art open source technologies to allow sick children to experience and interact with the world from their confined space.

Fair Trade Tuna is the First of its School

MLB, MLBPA Partner with USAID to Support Education in the Dominican Republic

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Education is the single most important investment a country can make in its people and its future. It is fundamental to reducing poverty and wide disparities of income. According to the Global Partnership for Education, if all students in low income countries simply acquired basic reading skills, it would lift 171 million people out of poverty.

Students Learn to Transform the Way Organizations Do Business

 

Guest blog by Earth Institute Staff

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