India: 63 million women statistically ‘missing,’ 21 million unwanted

DW

The Indian government says sex-selective abortions and a neglect of girls have resulted in millions of statistically “missing” women. Despite the numbers, some gender equality indicators have improved for women.

A women-only train in West Bengal

An Indian government report presented to parliament on Monday has found that about 63 million women are statistically “missing” from India’s population, due to a preference for male children. Tiếp tục đọc “India: 63 million women statistically ‘missing,’ 21 million unwanted”

Finland is really good at stopping bullying. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Then you walk around the corner and see this:

A student being pushed into some lockers.

Photo from iStock.

What would you do?

Unfortunately, this is a pretty common scene.

About a fourth to a third of all students report that they’ve been bullied in school. Tiếp tục đọc “Finland is really good at stopping bullying. Here’s how they’re doing it.”

If you see it, you can stop it

UNICEF_For International Youth Day, UNICEF has released the results of a new global poll of more than 100,000 young people from more than 14 countries that shows two-thirds of young people have been bullied.

We asked Yeshna, a 18 year old blogger living Mauritius to write a reflection on the results and share her thoughts on bullying and why it continues to affect children in every region of the world.


Nerd. Loser. Ugly. Fake. Lame. Fat. Stupid. Worthless. Weak. Hopeless. Pathetic. If these words that so many use appeared on our skin, would we still feel ‘beautiful’? Tiếp tục đọc “If you see it, you can stop it”