Pope delivers stern warning on climate change
Pope Francis has stated that failing to act to address global warming would be "catastrophic" and urged governments to reach an agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference.
27 November 2015
A step forward for women’s rights
The government of Tunisia has enacted a law that allows a woman to travel with her minor children without getting permission from the children’s father.
26 November 2015
Stealth attack on abortion access
Some state governments in the United States are subsidizing medically questionable crisis pregnancy centers while stripping funding from more comprehensive health care service providers.
25 November 2015
Human Ponzi scheme of population growth
To avoid catastrophic climate change, we need a "both-and" approach involving efforts to slow down global population growth and promote vegetarian diets.
24 November 2015
Desperate not to have children
Two women who do not want to have children one British and one Iranian explain why.
23 November 2015
Building outpacing population growth in China
Chinese government policies that yield rapid development are resulting in the creation of virtually uninhabited “ghost cities”.
22 November 2015
Population of Indonesia now 255 million
The Central Statistics Agency of Indonesia has reported that the population of the country increased by approximately three million during the past year and is now about 255 million.
21 November 2015
Georgia's shrinking population
The population size of Georgia has decreased by approximately 15 per cent since 2002 and is expected to continue to decrease.
20 November 2015
Climate change rally in Paris called off
A mass climate change rally scheduled to be held in Paris before the United Nations Conference on Climate Change that will take place in the city from 30 November to 11 December has been called off in response to security concerns.
19 November 2015
Global maternal mortality reduced by one-half
Pregnancy-related deaths have decreased by almost 50 per cent worldwide during the past 25 years, according to the United Nations.
18 November 2015
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