On July 8th, 2014, Israel launched an intense and indiscriminate bombing campaign and land incursion on the Gaza Strip. In the latest operation, over 1,960 Palestinians have been killed (as of August 13, 2014) with the majority of them women and children. Over 236,000 Palestinians have been left displaced and homeless due to the damage to their homes from Israeli… read more →
By Samantha Hintzen A spotlight is being put on a UN report just days before International Refugee Day, which was held on June 20th. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has stated that the amount of refugees exceeded just one year earlier by a million due to increased war and persecution with the new number totaling 51.2 million.… read more →
“Educate a girl, educate a nation.” Written by Hopes for Women in Education Volunteer. Ghada Issa has been described as magical, unorthodox, and full of hope. Ever humble towards the praises sung about her by her colleagues and the parents of the girls she teaches, Ghada is a testament to the idea that one can empower others by empowering oneself.… read more →
This presentation was produced by Nora Berneis. All information is updated as of November 27th, 2013.